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Title: Cup Yachts Hauled Out in Erie Basin, circa 1893

Accession Number: A.1984.187.69
Type: glass negative
Maker: Aldridge, Arthur F.
Place: USA, NY, Brooklyn
Date: 1893
Materials: glass
Description: 4 x 5 glass plate negative photographed by Arthur F. Aldridge in Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, 1893. View of two America's Cup yachts hauled out at dry dock. On left is the 105' John B. Paine designed, Lawley built sloop yacht JUBILEE (built 1893 in S. Boston, Mass.) and the 126' Herreshoff cutter COLONIA (built 1893 in Bristol, RI) is on the right. Visible in image: two vessels on dry dock under repair, 110.6' NYYC committee tugboat CYCLOPS (built 1873 in Tottenville, NY) in background, several New York harbor sailing ships seen in the far background. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "A69 Aldridge / Colonia and Jubilee / CUS p. 22 / Box 5". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Arthur F. Aldridge photographer.

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