Accession Number: 1984.187.122292F
Title: TICONDEROGA, Miami-Nassau Race, 1949
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Overall Size: 4 x 5 x 0 in.
Date Created: 1949
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1949. Image of 72' L. Francis Herreshoff design and Quincy Adams Yacht Yard Inc. built auxiliary ketch TICONDEROGA (built 1936 in Quincy, Mass.) during the time of the Miami-Nassau Race off Florida. Visible in image: port beam view of TICONDEROGA on starboard close reach under marconi-rigged main and mizzen sails, club-footed staysail and jib, crew is sitting aft or working on jib sheet, the Miami Yacht Club burgee-triangle with red top and blue bottom with white squiggly line through center- flies from mainmast and unidentified swallowtail burgee flies from mizzenmast. Many clouds in the sky and glistening water. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "122292F / FLORIDA 1949 / [Box] 5036". Typed: "8x10 copy negative 66939 / MIAMI-NASSAU RACE". Handwritten: "Nassau / Ticonderoga". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: SLEEK, text by John Rousmaniere.
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