sponsor breaking bottle on bow of KIRAWAN at launching from Jacobson & Peterson, 1936

black-and-white photograph; safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Brooklyn
safety film, Eastman Kodak #47
overall: 5 x 7 in.

5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on May 23, 1936 at the Jakobson yard. View taken from the ground looking up of the owner and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Baruch, on KIRAWAN standing at the bow and Mrs. Baruch is christening the vessel. KIRAWAN was a 53 ft. auxiliary cutter, by Philip L. Rhodes of Cox & Stevens, Inc. and built by Jakobson & Peterson, Inc. in 1936 for Robert P. Baruch of New York. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "74839F / MAY 23 1936 / [Box] 4248". Handwritten: "Kirawan launching / Sponsor at launching / Jakobson & Peterson / christening". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport Museum, Rosenfeld Collection

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