schooner CLEOPATRA'S BARGE II under sail, port quarter, starboard tack, New York Yacht Club Cruise, 1936
black-and-white photograph; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
safety film, Eastman Kodak #90
overall: 7 x 5 in.
7x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on August 13, 1936 off of Newport, Rhode Island where the New York Yacht Club Cruise began. Image of 109' Herreshoff auxiliary schooner yacht CLEOPATRA'S BARGE II (built 1916) undersail, port quarter view on a starboard broad reach with gaff-rigged main and foresails, main topsail, main staysail, and genoa raised, New York Yacht Club burgee- blue triangle with red cross and white star in center- on foremast, Francis B. Crowninshield's private signal- white rectangle with gold crown in black shield- on mainmast, and American Yacht Ensign flying from mainsail, motor yacht and sail in background, "M. Rosenfeld" written on negative. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "76716F / AUG 13 1936 / NYYC CRUISE 1936 / [Box] 4283" and handwritten: "Cleopatra's Barge II". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport Museum, Rosenfeld Collection