ELENA, Spanish Ocean Race, 1928
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
safety film, Kodak
5 x 7 in.
5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on July 7,1928 at the start of the Spanish Ocean Race. Image was taken from the deck of a large vessel and at the bow of the vessel is a cameraman taking moving pictures. In the foreground is ELENA, #17, a 1911 gaff-rigged schooner, 136'6", built and designed by Herreshoff of Bristol, Rhode Island. To the back and right are two unidentified schooners. Typed negative sleeve info.: "29166-F". Handwritten: "7/7/28 / Start / Spanish Ocean Race / Box 2135". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
ZODIAC schooner; ATLANTIC schooner, 3-masted
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection