Chesapeake Bugeye, 1935
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, Chesapeake Bay
Kodak safety film
7 x 5 in.
5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 29, 1935. Image of 70' Johnson Chesapeake bugeye BROWN SMITH JONES (built 1884 in Cambridge, Md.) underway. Visible in image: port bow view of "BROWN SMITH JONES" on starboard beam reach under marconi-rigged mainsail, mizzensail, and jib, flying Seawanhaka Corinthian or Sayville Yacht Club Burgee: dark field with cross of white stars- on mainmast and an unidentified private signal- dark field with white lightening bolt- on mizzen mast. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 94-95. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "73155F" and typed: "9/29/35 / Brown Smith Jones".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection