QUEEN, #B1, circa 1906
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
August 07, ca. 1906
emulsion on glass
overall: 10 x 8 in.
10 x 8 glass negative photographed by James Burton August 7th, circa 1906. Image shows a starboard bow view of QUEEN running with a winged balloon staysail, jib, and mainsail visible. QUEEN, sail #B1, built in 1906, later briefly renamed IROLITA from 1912 to 1913 and then back to QUEEN starting from 1914-1920, was a 126' schooner yacht built by Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode Island from designs by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff. Records indicate that she burned in February of 1920. Handwritten on the original negative sleeve: "167 / Box 11". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer, acquired in honor of Jack Aron