ALOHA, steam brigatine underway, ca. 1899
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Bolles, Charles Edwin
USA, Long Island Sound
eemulsion on glass
overall: 8 x 10 in.; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
8 x 10 glass negative by Charles Edwin Bolles, circa 1899. View of the 160' steam brigantine, ALOHA (DS: Crane; BU: Robins, 1899), under power, sails furled, port beam view. When built, ALOHA was co-owned by D. Willis James (father of Arthur Curtiss James) and Arthur Curtiss James and then later just by Arthur Curtiss James who made 12 transatlantic crossings in her until 1912. In 1912 she became a fishing trawler called HEROINE which foundered in 1920. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "Y12 / ALOHA / K-12 / Box 2". Stamped on negative sleeve: "Subject / Property of 'YACHTING' / 38 PARK ROW / NEW YORK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer