Accession Number: 1984.187.94480F.1
Title: 12-Meters Around the Buoys, 1939
Overall Size: 14x11 in.
Date Created: 1939-09-17
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 11x14 gelatin silver print from 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. Stamped on back in blue: “COPYRIGHT / MORRIS ROSENFELD, N.Y.", "94480" and in blue rectangular box: “MORRIS ROSENFELD & SONS / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATORS / 163 WEST 23rd ST., N.Y. 10011 / Phone: 989-2404” and handwritten: "12 Meters".
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