RANGER undersail, 1937
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
safety film, Kodak #13
overall: 5 x 7 in.; 12.7 x 17.78 cm
5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons June 4, 1937 off Newport, Rhode Island during a practice sail, port quarter view on a starboard tack with deck visible and much of the crew laying on the starboard deck side. RANGER was a 135'2" sloop built as a US America's Cup defender in 1937 by the Bath Iron Works of Bath, Maine and co-designed by Starling Burgess and Olin Stephens. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "80430F / JUN 4 1937 / [Box] 4338". Handwritten: "Deck / RANGER". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, image acquired in honor of Franz Schneider.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection