COLUMBIA's, #US16, launching at Nevins, 1958

black-and -white negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York, Bronx, City Island
safety film, Kodak
overall: 4 x 5 in.

4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the launching party of the 12 meter class sloop, COLUMBIA, #US16, on June 3, 1958 at the H.B. Nevins Yard on City Island, New York. Image of six men in yacht club uniforms or suits talking standing posed in front of the bow of COLUMBIA which is still inside a work shed at the Nevins yard on a cradle before being launched. The group is made up of from left to right: Henry Sears, Gerard Lambert, Briggs Cunningham, William T. Moore, A. Howard Fuller and James A. Farrell, Jr. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "159417F / [Box] 5644". Typed: "6/3/58 / Launching of COLUMBIA AT[sic] Nevins / Launching party". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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