COLUMBIA, #US16, launching party, 1958
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York, Bronx, City Island
safety film, Kodak
overall: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
2 1/2 x 3 1/2 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the launching party of the 12 meter class sloop, COLUMBIA, #US16, on June 3, 1958 at the H.B. Nevins Yard on City Island, New York. Image of six men in yacht club uniforms or suits standing posed in front of the bow of COLUMBIA which is still inside a work shed at the Nevins yard on a cradle before being launched. The group is made up of from left to right: Henry Sears, Gerard Lambert, Briggs Cunningham, William T. Moore, A. Howard Fuller and James A. Farrell, Jr. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "159415F / [Box] 5644". Typed: "6/3/58 / Launching OF[sic] COLUMBIA at Nevins / Launching party". Handwritten: "L.R.: H. Sears / G. Lambert / B. Cunningham / W.T. Moore / A.H. Fuller / James Farrell, Jr.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
COLUMBIA sloop, 12 meter
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection