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Starting Scramble, 1957-04-11

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/173

Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A yachting scene. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print continues: 'All hands are busy when the starting gun sounds for events in the Out Island Regatta. In a marine version of sports car racing's 'Le Mans' start, boats are anchored with sails down. Then there's a mad rush to up anchor and hoist sail at the same moment. Here the dingy classes get underway, with varying degrees of success. The event was held at George Town, Exuma, April 11-13. -30-'. The caption is from the Bahamas News Bureau, who have stamped the reverse of the print with the reference: '12767', and continues: 'Direction of: Robinson-Hannagan Associates', giving their full postal address and telephone number.

Dates

  • 1957-04-11

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Minns, Basil, fl 1957

Finding aid date

2004-06-23 11:18:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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