Columbia, sloop yacht, June-July, 1899
USA, NY, New York Bay
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.
3 1/2 x 3 3/8 print photographed in June or July of 1899, photographer unidentified. Image is a closeup taken from the deck of the sloop COLUMBIA while undersail, looking at crewmen walking the spinnaker pole adjusting the lines and the sail. COLUMBIA was a 132' cutter built by Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode Island from designs by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff in 1899 and was the America's Cup defender in 1899 and 1901. Photograph is part of an in album containing images of the sloop yacht COLUMBIA, photographed June-July 1899; sailing and deck views 1951.14.53-58. Manuscript material available. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, General Collection.
Mystic Seaport, General Collection