DETROIT, cruiser on voyage to Europe, 1912

black-and -white negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld, Morris
1912
emulsion on glass
overall: 6 x 8 in.

6x8 glass plate negative photographed by Morris Rosenfeld in 1912. Image of the cruiser DETROIT on voyage to Europe. Visible in image: starboard beam view of cruiser underway trailing a tender, marked "DETROIT / DETROIT USA" on stern and "DETROIT" on bow, unidentified burgee on bow, private signal on mainmast, and American Yacht Ensign on stern, smoke stack has a dark triangular burgee and square dark flag with white shield and horseshoe emblem on it, one man has a H jacket on, 6 men on deck altogether, two cruisers and land to port. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "#355 / Box 30 / MB Detroit / [PLATE NO. (stamped)] 381 / Box 31 (crossed out)". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


1984.187.355S

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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