Crew of COLUMBIA, #US16, furling the main, 1958
color slide (35mm only)PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
color film, Jack Ward, cardboard mount
overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in.
35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons probably in June of 1958 off Newport, Rhode Island. Close up view on board port side photographed from on deck of crew members furling COLUMBIA's mainsail. The man in the foreground is Briggs Cunningham in the striped shirt and the man in the dark cap and shorts with argyll socks is Arthur Knapp, Jr. 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. Mount info. handwritten: none. 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.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection