A Mistral, Marseille Race Week, 1978

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
France, Marseilles
Circa 1978
Kodak safety film 5062
35 mm

35mm safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1978. Image of two sloops during Marseille Race Week in the Mediterranean Sea. Visible in image: port bow views of two unidentified F Class sloops, sail #F/981 and sail #F/1487, on port broad reaches under marconi-rigged mainsails and jibs during a mistral as the wind blows the wavetops into spray hiding the hulls and the boats heel under the pressure. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 205. Handwritten on negative sleeve: " / 1978 / 192169 / STORM SCENE- MARSEILLE RACE WEEK / 19 CUS". Printer's Print #85-4-349. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

MISTRAL sloop, F Class, #981; UNIDENTIFIED sloop, F Class, #1487

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

Related Events

Marseille Race Week (1978)

Related Subjects

Sailboat racing