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Accession Number: 1984.187.121868F.1
Title: FLYING CLIPPER foredeck
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Overall Size: 4x5 in.
Date Created: 1948-10-03, 1948-10-04
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons

Description: 4x5 gelatin silver print from 4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons between October 3 and 4, 1948. Image of S.S. FLYING CLIPPER foredeck. Visible in image: mate at bow communicating location of anchor to unseen commander, deckhand also watching unseen commander, while keeping tension on line wrapped around anchor hawser to stop its movement, city seen over bow, bulwarks acting as cleats, windlast and ventilation hoods seen in image. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on back: "On S/S Flying Clipper / 21[crossed out] / 68" and stamped: "121868F".

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