RELIANCE, cutter 1903
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
10 x 8 x 0 in.
8x10 gelatin silver print from 8x10 glass plate negative photographed by James Burton in 1903. Image of 143' Herreshoff cutter RELIANCE (built 1903 in Bristol, R.I.) underway. Visible in image: starboard quarter view of RELIANCE (G / 16) on port close reach under gaff-rigged mainsail and topsail, staysail, jib and flying jib, heeled over rail down, land in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere, p. 33 and 109. Stamped on back in blue rectangular box: "MORRIS ROSENFELD & SONS / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATORS / 163 WEST 23rd ST., N.Y. 10011 / Phone: 989-2404". Handwritten on back: "Reliance G-16 190 3 S 47 L Hector". Embossed in lower right corner: "MORRIS ROSENFELD / N.Y.".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer