Christie's Dock, Newport, RI., Newport Bermuda Race, 1952
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
safety film, Kodak #115
4 x 5 x in.
4x5 in. Kodak negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons, of Christie's Dock at Newport, Rhode Island at the time of the Newport to Bermuda Race in 1952. Long shot from the water looking at Christie's dock with many sailing vessels alongside. There is a sign advertising the sale of Shell gasoline. There are several identified vessels at the dock such as GOVERNOR CARR, a 144'2" ferry (1927), MARGOT II, 60' schooner (1937) and ESCAPADE, 72'6" yawl (1938). Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "133229F/ [Box] 5219 / 1952 NEWPORT BERMUDA." Handwritten: "Shell Dock." CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection