ABRAHAM RYDBERG, closeup rail and rigging screws, 1940
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
safety film, Kodak #133
overall: 5 x 7 in.
5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons June 15, 1940. Image is a closeup of the rails and rigging screws on board SEVEN SEAS, ex-ABRAHAM RYDBERG. ABRAHAM RYDBERG was a 168' Swedish training ship designed and built by M. V. Atkieb Bergsunds in 1912 in Stockholm, Sweden. She was sold, re-named as SEVEN SEAS, and converted to an auxiliary yacht in 1929. Her owner in 1940 was William S. Gubelmann. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "96686F / JUN 15 1940 / [Box] 4607". Typed: "Rigging of Abraham Rydberg [sic]". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection