BEATRICE, closeup of Van Blerck engine, 1917
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - NITRATE NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
October 20, 1917
overall: 8 x 10 in.
8x10 nitrate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons October 20, 1917. Image of BEATRICE showing a closeup of the Van Blerck engine. BEATRICE was a 38'6" screw gas launch designed and built by A.& S. Smith of Amityville on Long Island in 1915. Her owner in 1917 was Edwin C. Vom Hofe. Her original name was VAGABOND. Handwritten note on neg. sleeve: "Beatrice" / M.B. / Interior / Box 510". "M.B." is the abbreviation for motor boat. Image is not on video disc, but view 3-30555, neg. #6328 is the same closeup of the engine. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection