ZAIDA, auxiliary schooner underway 1930

safety negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
1930-05
5x7 in.

5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in May 1930. Image of 51.915' Alden designed auxiliary schooner ZAIDA II (built 1930) underway. Visible in image: starboard beam view of schooner on port close-hauled tack with marconi rigged mainsail, gaff-rigged foresail and fisherman's staysail, club-footed forestaysail, and jib raised, with George E. Ratsey's private signal- blue square flag with white and red horizontal stripes (one each evenly spaced)- on mainmast, and the Larchmont Yacht Club burgee- triangular flag with blue and white vertical stripes- on foremast, trailing tender, land in background. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "Ratsey boat Zaida / Ratsey / Box 2787" and typed: "39148-FA". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


1984.187.39148FA

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.



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