Ladies on the Afterdeck, Block Island Races, 1926

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Long Island Sound
safety film negative
7 x 5 x 0 in.

7x5 Kodak safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons during the time of the Block Island Race, July 10, 1926. Closeup view of 3 ladies sitting in wicker chairs on the afterdeck of a large motor yacht. Central image of an older women seated with a wash tub with her feet on the rim and an empty glass in one hand. Beside her is a small wicker table with dish holding the remains of her lunch on it. Woman is dressed in a patchwork quilt-type dress and a hat. Woman to the left is laughing and woman to the right is still eating her lunch. All are smiling and having fun. Typed negative sleeve info.: "19360-F". Stamped info.: "BLOCK ISLAND RACE 1926". Handwritten: Queen of Sheba / Box 1541." Note about the woman being the "Queen of Sheba" is a humorous one by the photographer. There is no vessel in Lloyds in 1925 or 1926 of this name. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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