EASTERNER, #US18, and VIM, #US15, 1958
color slide (35mm only)PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
color film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.
35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons September of 1958 off Newport, Rhode Island. Distant image of EASTERNER, #US18, left, and VIM, #US15, right, both stern views with spinnakers flying and mainsails running free. EASTERNER was a 65'6" twelve meter sloop built in 1958 by James E. Graves, Inc. of Marblehead, Mass. and designed by C. Raymond Hunt for the Easterner Syndicate, with Chandler Hovey as the manager. She raced in the America's Cup trials of 1958 and 1962. VIM was a 70' 12 meter sloop designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York in 1939. Hew owner was John Matthews in 1958. Mount info. handwritten: "VIM + EASTERNER ". Embossed: "SEP 1958". Processor's stamp: "MADE IN U.S.A. / (black) 21". Manufacturer's info.: "Kodachrome Transparency / Processed by Kodak". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection