Paul Shields in cockpit of COLUMBIA, #US16, 1961
color slide (35mm only)PHOTOGRAPHS - 35MM SLIDES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
safety film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in.
35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in July of 1961 possibly off of Newport, Rhode Island. Image is a close up Paul Shields, the owner, seated in the cockpit of COLUMBIA, #US16. 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 of Sparkman and Stephens and rigged by Rod Stephens. COLUMBIA was bought and modified by Paul and Cornelius Shields, Sr. for the 1962 America's Cup and although a contender during the trials, she was not selected as the defender. Mount info: stamped "MADE IN U.S.A. / (red) 33 / JUL 61N". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME II / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection