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Title: Children, Bequia Harbor, brigantine ALBATROSS voyage, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.180
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bequia
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 01:38:25]: “These little boys--all the little boys and girls went naked until they were 6 or 7 years old in these islands--and they’ve made coconut hull sailing boats. And that’s what they’re sailing.”

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