J-866 / Wheeler / launching; close-up; sponsor ; christening / 1-11-43
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
January 11, 1943
safety film, Kodak #103
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Wheeler Ship Yard on January 11,1943. View is a close-up of a sponsor about to break a bottle during the christening of J-866. Stamped neg. sleeve: "105820F 1/11/43 / Launching at Wheeler of J-866 / sponsor breaking bottle / 4759 / [Box] 4756". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
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