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Title: Brooklyn

Description: Brooklyn, New York, February 15, 1945: Shipwreck Kelly (Alvin Anthony "Shipwreck" Kelly; c.1893-1952); he is shown at the top of boom of a giant traveling crane, working as a rigger; he was the world champion flagpole-sitter, setting a world record by remaining at a perch atop a flagpole for seven weeks at Atlantic City's Steel Pier in the summer of 1930; Kelly is not to be confused with the 1930s record-setting football halfback for the University of Kentucky, John "Shipwreck" Kelly (b.1910); stuntman Kelly got his nickname as a sailor after having been in many shipwrecks; fads;

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Keywords: flagpoles, flagpole sitters, human flies, publicity stunts

Orientation: Vertical

Dimensions: 1200 x 3107 (3.73 MPixels) (2.59)

Print Size: 10.2 x 26.3 cm; 4.0 x 10.4 inches

File Size: 10.68 MB (11,197,858 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000056026

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection

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