GESTURE, #102, tropy presentation, Newport Bermuda Race, 1946

nitrate negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
nitrate negative
4 x 5 in.

4x5 in. nitrate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the finish of the Newport to Bermuda Race, June, 1946 in Bermuda. Image is of the presentation of the trophy to A. Howard Fuller, skipper of 57' sloop, GESTURE, the winner. From left to right: A. Howard Fuller accepting the trophy from His Excellency Admiral Sir Ralph Leahem, Knight Commodore of the Bath and to his right is Owen Darrell, Commodore of the Bermuda Yacht Club. In the background are many men attending the presentation at the yacht club. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "114014F / [Box] 4897." Typed: "NEWPORT-BERMUDA 1946 / l to r / A H Fuller / His Excellency Ad. Sir Ralph / Leahem K.C.B. / Owen Darrell Commodore BYC". Handwritten: "Trophy Presentation/ Gesture." CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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