GARDENIA, cutter at Larchmont, 1908
USA, NY, Larchmont
overall: 10 x 8 in.
8x10 glass negative photographed by James Burton on June 20, 1908 during the time of a Larchmont Yacht Club race week. Image of the 60' William Gardner M Class cutter design GARDENIA, built by B. Frank Wood of City Island, New York, in 1906, undersail off Larchmont, New York. Starboard bow view of GARDENIA, #M3, on port close reach, heeled over, rail down, with a crewman on the bowsprit with his crew mate feeding the jib out to him. Handwritten on negative sleeve: “94-B / Box 6 / Gardenia”. Negative info. in ink: "94 / 3103 / Gardenia Larchmont June 20 / 10 X". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere, p. 35 and 109.
GARDENIA sloop, M Class, #3
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer