CONSTELLATION, #US20, after launching, 1964
silver gelatin printPHOTOGRAPHS
USA, NY, New York, Bronx, City Island
emulsion on photographic paper
overall: 11 x 14 in.
11x14 gelatin silver print made by David Rosenfeld ca. 1964 from an original 35mm filmstrip frame. Image of CONSTELLATION after being launched, dockside, port bow view looking aft. In the background across the water from Minneford's is the Ratsey & Lapthorne sail makers building. CONSTELLATION was 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:"64-36-1 / CONSTELLATION-After Launching". 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