GARDENIA, cutter at Larchmont, 1908

gelatin silver print

Burton, James
USA, NY, Larchmont
8 x 10 x 0 in.

8x10 gelatin silver print from 8x10 glass plate negative photographed by James Burton on June 20, 1908. Image of 60' William Gardner designed, B. Frank Wood built M class cutter GARDENIA (built 1906 in City Island, NY) at Larchmont. Visible in image: starboard bow view of GARDENIA (M/3) on port close reach under gaff-rigged mainsail and topsail, staysail and jib, a crewman on the bowsprit clips the flying jib onto the jibstay as his crewmate feeds the jib out to him, vessel heeled over, raildown, another cutter and land in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere, p. 35 and 109. Embossed in lower right corner: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / N.Y.” and “NOTICE: / This Photograph is sold with the follow- / ing understanding that it is for YOUR / USE ONLY and not to be SYNDICATED / or LOANED and that the follow - / ing CREDIT LINE must be reproduced. / Photo MORRIS ROSENFELD, N.Y.”.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer

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