black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
emulsion on glass
8 x 6 x 0 in.
6x8 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1916. Image of sunlight shafts illuminating vessels out at sea. Visible in image: shaft of sunlight breaks through dark clouds to cast beams of light on sail and motor vessels below: catboat, gaff-rigged sloop, three masted schooner with only mizzensail raised, gaff-rigged sloop with main and topsail and jib raised, and a motor cruiser. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere, p. 43. Handwritten on negative sleeve: “Cover / Copyright / Sun Light picture / Plate 1195 Box 95”.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection