IROQUOIS, circa 1886
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, Long Island Sound
emulsion on glass
8 x 10 glass negative photographed by James Burton, after 1886. Image of 96'3" Harlan and Hollingsworth Corp. built, A. Cary Smith designed schooner IROQUOIS (built 1886 in Wilmington, Del.) underway. Visible in image: port beam view of the steel hulled schooner IROQUOIS on starboard close reach with gaff-rigged mainsail and foresail, main and foretopsails, staysail, jib and flying jib raised, carved bow decorations. On March 12, 1888, she survived the great blizzard in the West Indies in which the 100 ft. CYTHERA was lost. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "B131 / Iroquois / Box 9". For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Z. Rosenfeld, page 19. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer