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Title: Working on mermaid, brigantine ALBATROSS, Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.146
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Antigua and Barbuda, Antigua
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 01:30:35]: “And he’s working on [Ernest] Gann’s mermaid [put on when ALBATROSS was used to film Gann’s novel, Twilight of the Gods, with Rock Hudson and Cyd Charisse].”

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