Elco 48' cruiser, deckhouse, 1935

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
safety film, Kodak
overall: 8 x 10 in.

8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on January 11, 1935 offshore of the Elco plant at Bayonne, New Jersey for the purpose of advertisement shots. Image of the new ELCO FORTY-EIGHT, a 48' Elco cruiser, used by the company as the new "showboat" for the 1935 boating season. View of the interior of the vessel showing the dining area of the deckhouse facing aft. The collapsible table is set with glasses and dishes and a tablecloth. There are 2 bunk seats on either side of the table and as the camera is facing aft, the opening for the sleeping quarters can be seen as well as outside the back window the bow of the outboard tender on the cabin roof. Typed neg. sleeve info.: "44692 / 1/11/35 / [Box] 2330-6 / Elco 48' / Deckhouse - table set". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

Related Subjects

Table setting and decoration
Dining rooms
Watercraft--Interior views
Advertising photography