RAINBOW, sloop at NYYC Cruise, 1936
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Rosenfeld and Sons
10 x 8 x 0 in.
8x10 gelatin silver print from 4x5 nitrate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1936. Image of 127.5' W. Starling Burgess designed, Herreshoff built J class sloop RAINBOW (built 1934 in Bristol, R.I.) at New York Yacht Club Cruise. Visible in image: cropped bow view of RAINBOW with Rod Stephens (top) climbing RAINBOW's jib stay as the jib is taken down by another man halfway down jibstay and a man on deck. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten in pencil on back: "Rod Stephens-up headsails of RAINBOW-1936." and in ink at bottom: "Rainbow '36, Rod aloft." Stamped back in blue rectangular box: “MORRIS ROSENFELD & SONS / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATORS / 163 WEST 23rd ST., N.Y. 10011 / Phone: 989-2404”.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection