ZAIDA, auxiliary schooner underway 1930
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
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.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.