gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Rosenfeld, Stanley Z.
USA, NY, New York
emulsion on paper
overall: 10 x 8 in.; image: 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
10x8 gelatin print made from a 5x4 black and white internegative originally made from a 35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1983. Image of 64' David Pedrick designed, Newport Offshore built 12 meter class sloop DEFENDER (built 1982 in Newport, RI) and 63.5' Johan Valentijn designed, Newport Offshore built 12 meter class sloop LIBERTY (built 1983 in Newport, RI) at America's Cup trial race on Block Island Sound. Visible in image: arial view of LIBERTY (12/US40) on starboard close tack and DEFENDER (12/US33) on port broad reach under marconi-rigged mainsails and genoas, circling before start of race, their wake leaves a pattern on the sun-speckled waves. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 245.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer