Rod Stephens and Colin Ratsey, mast work, 1958

color slide (35mm only)

PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
1958
color film, Jack Ward, cardboard mount
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1958 off Newport, Rhode Island. Close up image of Rod Stephens in a red hooded sweatshirt and Colin Ratsey in a dark T-shirt working on the mast of COLUMBIA. COLUMBIA was a 69'7" 12 Meter sloop, sail #US16, built for the America's Cup defense in 1958 by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York from designs by Olin Stephens of Sparkman and Stephens and rigged by Rod Stephens. Colin Ratsey was part of the crew on halyards and sheets. Mount info. handwritten: "1958". Processor's stamp: "PATENTED / MADE IN U.S.A.". Manufacturer's info. on verso: "MU 7-1396 / PROCESSED BY JACK WARD COLOR SERVICE / 202 EAST 44, N.Y.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


BOX.1984.187.1.5.2

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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