Charles Francis Adams at the helm of YANKEE, #J2, New York Yacht Club Cruise, 1934
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Block Island Sound
1934-08-10 - 1934-08-17
safety film, Kodak #19
5 x 7 in.
5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1934. Image of skipper Charles Francis Adams aboard the 126' Paine, Belknap & Skene designed, George Lawley & Son Corp. built J Class sloop YANKEE (built 1930 in Neponset, Mass.) at the NYYC Cruise 1934. Visible in image: deck view taken from starboard side, central figure in white hat is Charles Francis Adams at wheel, rest of crew at work. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 83. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "69376F / 4105" and handwritten: "Yankee / Deck / NYYC".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection