ACANIA, launching, 1929
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, DE, Wilmington
emulsion on glass
overall: 5 x 7 in.
5x7 glass negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the launching of ACANIA on January 26, 1929. Image taken from the yard looking out at ACANIA sliding down the ways into the water, bow on view, dressed. ACANIA was a 126' diesel yacht, the first vessel of two of that name, built in 1929 by Pusey & Jones of Wilmington, Delaware from designs by John H. Wells for Arthur E. Wheeler who only owned her in 1929. Typed negative sleeve info.: "31764-F / 1/26/29 / Arcania launching". Handwritten: "Box 2302". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
ARCANIA motor yacht, J.H. Wells
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection