APHRODITE (II), commuter yacht at Harvard-Yale Race, 1929

black-and -white negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, CT, New London
1929-08
safety film
5 x 7 x 0 in.

5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in August 1929. Image of 72' Albany Boat Company express commuter APHRODITE II (built 1928 in Watervliet, NY) at Harvard-Yale Race on the Thames River off New London, CT. Visible in image: port quarter view from elevated embankment of "APHRODITE / N.Y." underway taken , double-ended craft with American ensign on stern, dressed with flags with "Y" Yale flags on side stays and John Hay Whitney's private signal-yellow swallowtail with blue panel with woman-on mainmast and New York Yacht Club burgee-blue triangle with red cross and white star in center-on bow, men sitting on foredeck and on cabintop, shoreline and barge in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “33567-F“, handwritten: "Aphrodite / Albany Boat Corp / John Hay Whitney / 14 Wall St / NY / Wright / Box 2425" and stamped: "NEW LONDON, 1929".


1984.187.33567F

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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