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Title: RELIANCE, 1903

Accession Number: B.1984.187.989.1
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Date: 1903 (original negative)
Description: 8 x 10 gelatin silver print, made from an 8 x 10 glass plate negative taken by James Burton in 1903. Printed by Rosenfeld and Sons, date unknown. Distant bow view of the J Class sloop RELIANCE under sail. Seen from the stern of an unidentified vessel. Smoke billows from a tugboat in the distance. RELIANCE was Herreshoff designed and built, she was launched in Bristol, RI, 1903. She measured 143 feet in length. She was the United States America's Cup defender, 1903, where she defended against Shamrock III.

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