Fitting out -- splicing rope, 1938
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4 x 5 Agfa safety negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1938. View of a sailor's hands, seen splicing rope. A sailor's work is never done. Splicing rope is only one of hundreds of small jobs that are done on a daily basis. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "Fitting Out / Splicing Rope".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection