Launching party of POLLY at Nevins, 1945
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - NITRATE NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York, Bronx, City Island
overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 nitrate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons September 22, 1945 at the launching of POLLY, a 55' aux. sloop built by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York from designs by R.O. Davis, under George Crouch in 1945. Image of the launching party at the Nevins yard at City Island, New York, grouped for a formal pose. In the image in the foreground (from left to right) is Miss Eleanor Stephens, daughter of Mr. W.P. Stephens next to her, then Mr. Henry B. Nevins and Mrs. Henry B. Nevins. Also in the photograph are Mr. and Mrs. John Burns. Stamped on neg. sleeve: "112892F / [Box] 4877". Typed: "9/22/45 / Launching at Nevins of POLLY / Launching party". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection