The Shields men on COLUMBIA, #US16, 1961

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
July 1961
color film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons July of 1961 most likely off Newport, Rhode Island. Image of three men in the cockpit of COLUMBIA. From left to right in dark rain gear is Paul Shields, then Corny Shields seated and hidden in back of Paul Shields, Jr. at the wheel. COLUMBIA was a 69'7" 12 Meter sloop built for the America's Cup defense in 1958 by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York from designs by Olin Stephens. She was bought by Paul and Cornelius Shields to participate in the 1962 Cup races. Mount info. embossed: "JUN 61 N" and stamped, "(black) 15 / MADE IN U.S.A.". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME II TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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