HENRY FORD, fishing schooner deck view at 1923 International Fishermen's Race
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Rosenfeld and Sons
overall: 8 x 10 in.; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
8 x 10 gelatin silver print, made from a 5 x 7 glass plate negative. Image taken by Morris Rosenfeld, October 21, 1922. View of the deck of the fishing schooner HENRY FORD racing at the International Fishermen's Race. The vessel is healing sharply, starboard side down, with the rails awash. The crew is casually leaning along the port rail, one man in the foreground to the far left is sitting on the rail. HENRY FORD was designed by Tom McManus, and built by Marion J. Cooney in Essex, MA 1922. She was designed to challenge BLUENOSE for the Dennis Cup (International Fishermen Race). For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Z. Rosenfeld, page 47. Pencil note on back: "Gloucester Fisherman 'Henry Ford'". Stamped on back in blue: "COPYRIGHT / MORRIS ROSENFELD, N.Y.". Stamped on back in blue rectangular box: "MORRIS ROSENFELD / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR / 116 NASSAU STREET, N.Y. / Phone BEekman 3-4970".
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