COLUMBIA, cutter underway, 1903

gelatin silver print

Bolles, Charles Edwin
USA, Long Island Sound
8 x 10 x 0 in.

8x10 gelatin silver print from 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 back: "COLUMBIA- 1901 1899" and 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, Charles Edwin Bolles

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