safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
2.25 x 2.25 x 0
Safety negative by Carleton Mitchell, photographed July 16, 1952, during the R.O.R.C./R.B.Y.C Transatlantic Race from Bermuda to Plymouth, England; view of Basil McKinney, in towel and nothing else, dipping a toe into a nylon washtub lashed to the starboard deck rail of yawl yacht CARIBBEE; Richard H. Bertram pours a bucket of water into the tub; for other views of the Transatlantic Race 1952 on CARIBBEE see 1996.31.4339-4438; handwritten on original envelope neg.no. '4586', corresponds to original Mitchell contact; REF: "Passage East" by Carleton Mitchell (1953) pg. 155 for a description of this bathing event.