Film, Video "Shamrock" and "Erin" sailing

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Title
"Shamrock" and "Erin" sailing
Summary
The Shamrock is seen after its defeat in the 1899 America's Cup, along with Sir Thomas Lipton's steam yacht Erin, which served as its tow boat and tender across the Atlantic.
Contributor Names
Blackton, James Stuart, 1875-1941, production, camera.
Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1875-1958, production, camera.
American Vitagraph Company.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  America's Cup--(10th :--1899 :--New York, N.Y.)
-  Shamrock (Yacht)
-  Erin (Yacht)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  69556 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1899; 69556.
-  Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith.
-  Early motion pictures gives Edwin S. Porter credit as the cameraman, however, according to Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, the cameraman was Blackton and/or Smith.
-  Part of summary from the Internet movie database.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1858) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Photographed October, 1899.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 294-295; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed September 30, 2013; Evening Telegram (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Canada), September 30, 1901, viewed via Google news archive, August 23, 2013; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, p. 553, p. 558-559.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 120 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 120 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4872 (viewing print)
FRA 1879 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 0451 (master pos pic)
Box 0340P (paper pos)
Box 5069A (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.02030474
Library of Congress Control Number
2013607052
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
17903819
Description
The Shamrock is seen after its defeat in the 1899 America's Cup, along with Sir Thomas Lipton's steam yacht Erin, which served as its tow boat and tender across the Atlantic.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2013607052
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American Vitagraph Company, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. "Shamrock" and "Erin" sailing. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013607052/.

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American Vitagraph Company, Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1899) "Shamrock" and "Erin" sailing. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013607052/.

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