Hoag's Outboard, 1925
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, NY, New York
emulsion on glass
5 x 7 x 0 in.
5x7 glass negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on October 6, 1925. Image of J.E. Hoag's 18' utility outboard motorboat TRANSCONTINENTAL, completing an astonishing 5,680 mile voyage from river to stream to lake to canal - across the country from Astoria, Oregon arriving in New York City. Visible in image: port quarter view of outboard motor boat underway with two outboard motors on stern, John E. Hoag, Frank Wilton and "Spy" the dog in their boat, American Flag with 48 stars mounted at front of cockpit, man in back waving at camera, boats at moorings and land in background. Typed on original negative sleeve: "16996-F 10/6/25 / JEHoag's[sic] outboard which crossed continent / 1399". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
TRANSCONTINENTAL utility, 18' dory-type
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection