VIM, #US15, undersail, America's Cup Preliminary Trials, 1958

black-and -white negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
1958-07-13
safety film, Kodak
overall: 5 x 4 in.

5x4 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons July 13, 1958 during the time of the America's Cup preliminary trials which were held from July 11th-18th. View of VIM, undersail, striped spinnaker set, mainsail close-hauled on a starboard beam view. VIM, #US15, was a 70' 12 meter class sloop, designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York in 1939. Her new owner in 1951 was John Matthews who raced her the America's Cup trials in 1958. Stamped negative sleeve info.: 160209F / JUL 13 1958 / CUP TRIALS / [Box] 5657". Handwritten: "Vim". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


1984.187.160209F

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection


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