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

Accession Number: 2002.35.187
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 01:39:18]: “And these kids were having the time of their lives. The only toy they had was this dinghy, and the purpose was for all of them to get into the dinghy at once, which was impossible, and it kept throwing them back out.”

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