RANGER, sloop, J Class #5, stepping the mast, 1937
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - NITRATE NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
overall: 5 x 4 in.
5x4 in. nitrate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on May 11, 1937. Image shows a bow view of the hull of RANGER, J Class sloop #5, in the water alongside a pier. A crane on the pier has maneuvered the mast into place. Multiple spectator rowboats are visible, and many people are on the deck of RANGER and on the pier. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "79981F MAY 11 1937 / [Box] 4331" and typed: "Stepping mast on Ranger" and written: "S/S [Sparkman & Stephens - indicating that the image may have been sent to Sparkman & Stephens]". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, image acquired in honor of Franz Schneider.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, image acquired in honor of Franz Schneider