Tug LION, encased in ice, January 1925

glass negative

Rosenfeld, Morris
USA, NY, New York, East River
glass plate negative
overall: 5 x 7 in.

5x7 glass plate negative photographed by Morris Rosenfeld, 1925. Image is a starboard beam view of tug LION covered in ice, underway on the East River looking toward Manhattan with the Brooklyn Bridge and the Hartford Line building in the background. There are three men on deck and two men looking out from the top of a Dutch door. The stack bears the logo: NLSE Co (New London Ship & Engine Company - a division of Electric Boat). LION was built in Groton, CT. There was a total eclipse of the sun the day this image was made - January 24, 1925. Stamped on the original negative sleeve: "14323F" and "[box] 1219". Written: "tug encased in ice / Lion / 1/24/25". Videodisc and number: 3-46323. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. DUP 1


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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