GARDENIA, cutter at Larchmont, 1908
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
USA, NY, Larchmont
10 x 8 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. Stamped: “COPYRIGHTED, / M. ROSENFELD, N.Y.”, Stamped on back in oval: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR / 116 NASSAU ST. N.Y. / Phone Beekman 3-4970” and “This photo is sold with the / understanding that full credit / is given with each reproduction. / MORRIS ROSENFELD, N.Y.” and embossed in lower right corner: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / N.Y.”.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer