Advertising Job for the Water Skipper, ca. 1958

silver gelatin print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Rosenfeld and Sons
circa 1958
emulsion on photographic paper
8.00 x 10.00

8x10 silver gelatin print made by Rosenfeld and Sons, ca. 1958. Advertisement job for a company producing the "Water Skipper" a flat bottomed hull with a handle and control bar at the front for a person to stand at to hold on to and direct the craft and its speed. At the stern is a Mercury outboard motor. These were the precursor to out modern day jet skis. View of 2 women models each standing on a "Water Skipper" side-by-side, port bow view, underway on a river. One woman is in a 2-piece bathing suit and the other is wearing shorts and sleeveless top. Riverbank and woods in the background and partial view of a bridge to the far left. No original negative number on verso of print. Handwritten on verso: "C-17". Stamped in blue ink lower right corner: ; MORRIS ROSENFELD / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR / 116 NASSAU STREET, N.Y. / Phone BEekman 3-4970". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


NN.1984.187.8

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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