ELENA, ATLANTIC and ZODIAC, Spanish Ocean Race, 1928
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
emulsion on glass
5 x 7 in.
5x7 glass negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on July 7,1928 at the start of the Spanish Ocean Race. Image is a long shot of some of the vessels in the race. From left to right, in the foreground is ELENA, #17, a 1911 gaff-rigged schooner, 136'6", built and designed by Herreshoff of Bristol, Rhode Island. The next schooner is ZODIAC, a 1924 William H. Hand, Jr. design built by Hodgdon Brothers of East Boothbay, Maine at 126'10" in 1926. To the far right in the background is the 3-masted schooner ATLANTIC, built in 1903 at 185' and made of steel by the builder Townsend & Downey Shipbuilding Company of Shooters Island, New York from designs by Gardner & Cox. Typed negative sleeve info.: "29165-F". Handwritten: "7/7 / Start Ocean Race / Elena, Zodiac, Atlantic / Box 2135". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
ZODIAC schooner; ATLANTIC schooner, 3-masted
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection