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Accession Number: 1984.187.31756.1
Title: Launching of JULIE M II, Express Day Cruiser at Morris Heights, NY, 1928
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Overall Size: 10 x 8 in.
Date Created: 1928-05-25
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons

Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on May 25, 1928. Image of guests and sponsors at the launching of 64' Consolidated Ship Building Corporation Express Day Cruiser JULIE M II (built 1928 in Morris Heights, NY) [negative sleeve lists name as JULIE II, but no such vessel found in Lloyds or Consolidated records]. Visible in image: view of inside of boat shop with half circle of four women in 1920s fashions with flowers and line of four men standing on flag draped scaffolding in front of bow of vessel with New York Yacht Club burgee on bow flagpole, chalks and bow carving identical to side views of JULIE M II. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Embossed in lower right corner: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / N.Y.” and handwritten: "31756 BOX 1803 'JULIE II' LAUNCHING (64' CONSOLIDATED) 5/25/28".

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