NINA, #2 and GESTURE, #102, Newport Bermuda Race, 1946

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
safety film, Kodak #88
7 x 5 x in.

7x5 in. Kodak negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons during the time of the Newport to Bermuda Race in 1946. Image of the 59' schooner, NINA (DS: Burgess; BU: Bigelow, 1928), sail #2, and the 57' sloop, GESTURE (DS: S&S; BU: Quincy, 1941), sail #102, racing against each other in a strong wind. NINA is in the foreground in the center of the image and GESTURE, is to her left with both showing starboard quarter views and both on a starboard tack. Coming toward them, bow view, in the distance to the far right is an unidentified sloop. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "113849F / [Box] 4894." Typed: "NEWPORT BERMUDA 1946." Handwritten: "NINA - GESTURE." CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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