MISTRESS, #6, New York Yacht Club Cruise, 1962
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
safety film, Kodak
overall: 5 x 4 in.
5x4 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons during the time of the start of the New York Yacht Club Cruise on July 27, 1962. Image of MISTRESS, undersail in a brisk wind with whitecaps on the waves, port quarter view, close-hauled on a starboard tack. MISTRESS was a 60'6" schooner built in 1930 to the rules of the New York Yacht Club from designs by Henry J. Gielow, Inc. and built by Eastern Shipbuilding Corporation of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1962 she was still owned by her original owner Geroge E. Roosevelt. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "172802F / NYYC CRUISE 1962 / JUL 27 1962 / [Box[ 5867". Handwritten: "Mistress / Fri.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
MISTRESS schooner, #6
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection