Dry Squall, NYYC Cruise, 1936
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, MA, Martha's Vineyard
Kodak safety film
7 x 5 in.
5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1936. Image of 59' John G. Alden designed, Hodgdon Bros. built auxiliary schooner WATER GYPSY (built 1931 in E. Boothbay, Me.) and 59' W. Starling Burgess designed, Reuben Bigelow built auxiliary schooner NINA (built 1928 in Monument Beach, Mass.) off Martha's Vineyard. Visible in image: port bow view of WATER GYPSY (49) blocking NINA (2) on starboard close reach under marconi rigged mainsails, gaff-rigged foresail and staysail, a crew member is furling jib on WATER GYPSY, both schooners are heeled over, rails down with pennants flying from mainmast. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p.97 and Stanley Rosenfeld lecture text: Yacht Club Costa Smerelda 9/89. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
WATER GYPSY schooner, #49; NINA schooner, #2
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection