CONSTELLATION's launching, closeup of men and tools, 1964
silver gelatin printPHOTOGRAPHS
USA, NY, New York, Bronx, City Island
emulsion on photographic paper
overall: 0.00 x 0.00; image: 10.75 x 14.00
14x11 gelatin silver print made by David Rosenfeld ca. 1964 from an original 35mm filmstrip frame. Image was taken at the Minneford yard and is a closeup of a man seated probably in a vessel in a striped shirt with the earpiece of his glasses in his mouth, holding a tool dealing with the sails and two men looking on from either side him. Subject matter deals with CONSTELLATION, a 12 metre 68'5" sloop, sail #US20, built in 1964 by the Minneford Yacht Yard on City Island, New York from designs by Olin Stephens of Sparkman & Stephens and was a successful U.S. defender for the America's Cup in 1964. Pencil notes on print verso:"64-44-3". Typed note: "M. Rosenfeld photo (by David Rosenfeld)." Original 35mm filmstrip not received in 1994 with other David Rosenfeld materials. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, David Rosenfeld photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, David Rosenfeld photographer