CLEOPATRA'S BARGE II, undersail, New York Yacht Club Cruise, 1939
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
7 x 5 x 0 in.
7x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1939. Image of 109' Herreshoff auxiliary schooner yacht CLEOPATRA'S BARGE II (built 1916 in Bristol, RI) on NYYC Cruise. Visible in image: starboard beam view of CLEOPATRA'S BARGE II on starboard close reach under gaff-rigged main and foresails, topsails, fisherman's staysail, forestaysail, jib and flying jib with Francis B. Crowninshield's private signal- white square with golden crown in a black shield- flying from mainmast, New York Yacht Club burgee- blue triangle with red cross with white star in center- flying from foremast and American Yacht ensign flying from mainsail, crew is scattered throughout deck. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere, p. 93 and 117. Handwritten on negative sleeve: “Cleopatra's Barge” and stamped: "93809F / NYYC CRUISE 1939 / 4561".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection