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Title: House, Antigua, brigantine ALBATROSS voyage, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.168
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 01:35:59]: “Everybody owned about a hundred acres. All the members [Mill Reef Club, Antigua]. And this is one owner, with his house down there near the water. And they told me this was the home of Archibald MacLeish, former Librarian of Congress and American poet. I don’t know whether I can believe that or not.”

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