J-865 / Wheeler / close-up; launching party
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 Wheeler Ship Yard during the launch of J-865.View is of the sponsor holding a christening bottle and bouquet of flowers. Its a close up view of the sponsor about to break the bottle across the bow of the minesweeper. Stamped neg. sleeve: "105629F 12/21/42 / Launching at Wheeler of J-865 / launching party / [Box] 4756". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rossenfeld Collection.
UNIDENTIFIED J, #865, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection