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This is a shot on the boat deck of the SS France that my dad took prior to our departure from Pier 88 in New York. Some of the men are intrigue with the two ladies walking in their summer attire. I’m the little guy at the top of the stairs. Not sure what I’m doing with my hand around my eye, but I think I had a small toy telescope. Obviously it wasn’t pointed in the right direction. View full size.