MAYBE, Consolidated Shipbuilding launch, underway, ca. 1915

black-and -white negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
Circa 1915
emulsion on glass
overall: 6 x 8 in.; 15.24 x 20.32 cm

6x8 glass negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1915. Image of 32' Consolidated Shipbuilding Corporation motor launch MAYBE (built in Morris Heights, NY) on Harlem River near High Bridge and Washington Bridges. Visible in image: starboard bow views of "MAYBE" flying a Columbia (NY) Yacht Club Burgee- red triangle with white star on tip and white triangle along flag pole with blue star in center, with canopy over cockpit and American Yacht Ensign flying from rear, followed by unidentified white hulled cabin cruiser steam yacht with the Roman arches of High Bridge, and the double arch steel Washington Bridge behind it, in background spanning the Harlem River between Washington Heights in northern Manhattan and the Highbridge neighborhood of the west Bronx, train tracks and buildings on shoreline. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “Consolidated / Good / 8x10 / Plate 1508 Box 120 / Maybe launch“.


MAYBE launch; UNIDENTIFIED motor yacht
1984.187.1508S

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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