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Title: Niece of Josett Legh on board brigantine ALBATROSS, Pigeon Island, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.138
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Caribbean Sea
Date: 1960-1961
Description: 35mm color slide from voyage of brigantine ALBATROSS 1960-1961; photographed by Richard E. Langford who was a teacher aboard the vessel when it sank May 2, 1961; he used slides in this collection (2002.35.1-657) for lectures about the sinking. The following transcription is from Richard Langford Collection AV 193:2002-5,6: [TCR 01:28:40]: “This young lady was a niece of Miss [Josett] Legh and she came aboard just to tour ALBATROSS. I think Spook [George Ptacnik] found himself vastly fascinated.”

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