FLEUR DE LYS, 108' schooner, ca. 1905
emulsion on paper
8 x 10 x 0 in.
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by James Burton, ca. 1905, and later became part of the Rosenfeld Collection. FLEUR DE LYS was a 108' schooner yacht designed by Edward Burgess in 1889. View of gaff-rigged vessel undersail, port beam, on a very slight port tack. Carried a fisherman's partially triangular topsail between the two masts. Handwritten negative sleeve info.: "74 / Fleur de Lys". Info. from very small handwritten piece of paper adhered to Q2a, "57.B14". Emulsion side: scratched lightly into emulsion along margin Q4a, "Fleur de Lys" and in ink Q4a, "74. 2685". Videodisc address: 3-28584. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer