COLUMBIA, cutter underway, 1903
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Bolles, Charles Edwin
8 x 10 x 0 in.
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Charles Edwin Bolles in 1903. Image of 132' Herreshoff cutter COLUMBIA (built 1899 in Bristol, R.I.) underway. Visible in image: starboard beam view of the cutter COLUMBIA (G / 14) on port beam reach under gaff-rigged main and topsails, staysail, jib and flying jib, in background: another cutter, a two-masted schooner with main and topsail, foresail, staysail and jib and a motor launch near shoreline. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere, p. 32 and 108-9. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "Y399 / Box 40 / Columbia Box C4". Printed on original negative sleeve: "Subject.......................... / Property of 'YACHTING' / 38 PARK ROW / NEW YORK".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles