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Accession Number: A.1984.187.69.1
Title: Cup Yachts Hauled Out in Erie Basin, 1893
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Overall Size: overall: 11 x 14 in.; 27.94 x 35.56 cm
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Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons

Description: 11 x 14 inch gelatin silver print from 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. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Arthur F. Aldridge photographer. Handwritten on back of photograph: "Colonia + Jubilee[crossed out] / Jubilee + Colonia / 1893 / Colonia Herreshoff design - syndicate - Rogers - J. Puesib Nirgab - Vanderbilt F.W. + W. K / Jubilee - John Paine Capt. Barr - skipper / #69 Aldridge".

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