WILDFIRE, #D22, New York Yacht Club Cruise, 1927
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Long Island Sound
1927-08-15 - 1927-08-23
safety film, Kodak #25
overall: 8 x 6 in.
8x6 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons between August 15th and the 23rd, 1927 during the time of the annual New York Yacht Club Cruise. Image of WILDFIRE undersail, starboard beam view on a port tack with deck visible on a windy day. WILDFIRE, D Class racer, #D22, was an auxiliary staysail schooner designed by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff and built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode Island in 1923. She was later renamed ATREVIDA. Her owner in 1927 was Ormsby M. Mitchell. Typed neg. sleeve info.: "5089-S". Stamped: "NYYC CRUISE 1927". Handwritten: "D22 Wildfire / Box 246". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection