AMERICA, British and American sail plans, copy of , 1973

black-and-white filmstrip (35mm) only

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
35mm Kodak Plus X Pan Film
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.

35 mm safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1973. Image of sail plan of 108' George Steer designed, William H. Brown built schooner yacht AMERICA (built 1851 in East River, New York). Visible in image: sail plan of two schooners, one an English sail plan of 1851 with mainsail, foresail and topsails and long bowsprit with staysail and jib and the another the original sail plan of AMERICA with mainsail and main topsail, foresail and jib. Image was photographed from a book at the New York Historical Society titled, THE LAWSON HISTORY OF THE AMERICA'S CUP, by Thompson and Lawson, copyright 1902. Typed on original negative sleeve: “1 /1973 / 190721 / NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY“. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


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