J 865 / Wheeler / launching; close up; sponsor
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
December 21, 1942
safety film, Kodak #18
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Whitestone, Wheeler Ship Yard on December 21, 1942 while attending the launching of minesweeper J-865 which was shipped to the European theatre of war in the Lend-Lease program. The view is a close-up view of a woman sponsor in winter coat holding a bottle and bouqet of flowers for the iminent christening ceremony. Stamped neg. sleeve."105627F / 12/21/42 / Launching at Wheeler of J 865 / [Box] 4755". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
UNIDENTIFIED J, #865, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection