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Title: 12-Meters Around the Buoys, 1939

Accession Number: 1984.187.94480F
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place:
Date: 1939-09-17
Materials: Kodak safety negative
Description: 5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 17, 1939. Image of 70' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter class sloop VIM (built 1939 in City Island, N.Y.), 70' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter class cutter SEVEN SEAS (built 1935 in City Island, NY) and an unidentified 12 meter. Visible in image: port bow view of three 12 meters: unidentified (12/US ), VIM and SEVEN SEAS (12/US9) running before the wind under marconi-rigged mainsails out to port and spinnakers, other sails and lighthouses in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 135. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "negative 113126F / DDN / 94480F 9/17/39 / ? Vim- Seven Seas".

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