PARRAKEET, deck view, owner and family, 1916
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, Long Island Sound
emulsion on glass
overall: 8 x 10 in.; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
8 x 10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on July 1, 1916. View of the owner, Cippriano Andrade, Jr., and his family on the afterdeck of the newly launched screw steam yacht, PARRAKEET. Three men and two ladies seen posed, lounging on the deck. One younger woman sits with a young dog on her lap. PARRAKEET was owned and designed by C. Andrade Jr., and built by Joseph B. Glasier in 1916, Greenwich, Connecticut. She measured 50 feet in length and was powered by a 4 stroke, 4 cylinder, VanBlerck engine. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "5370 / 7/1/1916 / 428--5 / Parrakeet / Box 153 [crossed out] / Box 428 / deck view". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection