COLUMBIA hauled, Morse Drydock & Repair Company, Brooklyn, New York
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, NY, Brooklyn
emulsion on glass
overall: 8 x 10 in.
8x10 glass negative photographed by James Burton in 1902. Image photographed of COLUMBIA hauled out at the Morse Drydock & Repair Company of Brooklyn, New York showing a starboard bow view. COLUMBIA was a 132' cutter built by Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode Island by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff in 1899. She was the America's Cup defender in 1899 and in 1901. COLUMBIA was commissioned to be built by Commodore J. Pierpont Morgan, Edwin D. Morgan and C. Oliver Iselin. She was used as a "tune-up" boat for the 1903 America's Cup trials. Handwritten negl. sleeve info.: "623-B / Columbia in Drydock". Info. from negative margin: "Columbia / 1503 / Copyright-1902 / 623". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer