LYSISTRATA, steamship underway, 1904
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 18, 1904. Image of 314' Wm. Denney & Sons steamship yacht LYSISTRATA (built 1900) underway. Visible in image: starboard beam view of steamship underway, bird figurehead, bow scrollwork, flying James Gordon Bennett's private signal- swallow tail with two red triangle at flagpole, the rest in white except for a blue diamond at v of swallowtail- on mainmast, American Yacht Ensign flying from stern, two exposed decks, four lifeboats hanging from davits on starboard side. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "B290 / Lysistrata". In pencil in margin areas of the negative itself: "Lysistrata June 18 '04 #10 / 5" and in pen: "2172 / 290" and taped: "133= B14449". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer