"12 Metres under Spinnaker, 1939"

gelatin silver print

Rosenfeld and Sons
10 x 8 x 0 in.

8x10 gelatin silver print from 4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 17, 1939. Image of 70' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter class sloop VIM (built 1939 in City Island) and cutter SEVEN SEAS (built 1935 in City Island, NY). Visible in image: cropped port quarter views of VIM (ahead) and SEVEN SEAS (in foreground) running before the wind under marconi-rigged mainsails and spinnakers, crew are at work on deck, land in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere, p. 94 and 117. Stamped on back in blue: “COPYRIGHT / MORRIS ROSENFELD, N.Y.”, "94492F" and stamped on back in rectangular box: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR / 116 NASSAU ST., N.Y. / Phone Beekman 3-4970”.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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