Halsey Herreshoff, LIBERTY's navigator, #US40, 1983
color slide (35mm only)PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
safety film, Kodachrome: plastic mount
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.
35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in August, 1983. Image of Halsey Herreshoff on board LIBERTY, US#40, in the cockpit looking at a an on-board hand held computer terminal. Halsey Herreshoff, a grandson of Nathanael Herreshoff, has been described as a model maker, designer and yachtsman and was involved in the America's Cup races as a navigator until 1983. He sailed on board the 12 meter LIBERTY, sail #US40, during the America's Cup of 1983 which was the defender and first U.S. boat to lose America's Cup to the Australian challenger AUSTRALIA II. Remounted slide with handwritten info. copied from the original mount: "Halsey Herreshoff / aboard LIBERTY / AUG '83 / 4 / © STANLEY ROSENFELD". Manufactures stamp: "Kodachrome". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanely Z. Rosenfeld photographer