COLUMBIA, #US16, 1962

copy color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Block Island Sound
August, 1962
safety film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.

35mm copy slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons August, 1962 on Block Island Sound. Image of COLUMBIA, #US16, on a starboard tack, broad reach with spinnaker and jib. Close up view from leeward forward quarter view. 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.
COLUMBIA was bought and modified by Paul and Cornelius Shields 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., (black) 3 / AUG 62N". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME II / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY Kodak". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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