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Accession Number: 1984.187.125768F.1
Title: Perfect Sailing Weather, 1950
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Overall Size: 11x14 in.
Date Created: 1950
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons

Description: 11x14 gelatin silver print from 4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1950. Image of 50' Owen P. Merrill designed, Henry B. Nevins, Inc. built auxiliary yawl ANCHORITE (built 1937 in City Island, NY), 72.5' Philip L. Rhodes designed, Luders Marine Const. Co. built auxiliary yawl ESCAPADE (built 1938 in Stamford, Conn.), 44' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Hodgdon Brothers built auxiliary cutter STARLIGHT (built 1935 in East Boothbay, Me.), and 56' Sparkman & Stephens, Inc. designed, Henry B. Nevins, Inc. built auxiliary cutter BLITZEN (built 1938 in City Island, N.Y.) at Miami to Nassau Race. Visible in image: port beam views of ANCHORITE (A/6), ESCAPADE (108), STARLIGHT (46), and BLITZEN (77) plus one unidentified sloop on starboard close reaches under sails, large bow wave on STARLIGHT, BLITZEN hidden behind STARLIGHT, sparkly waves and clouds in sky. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 157. Stamped on back in rectangular box: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR / 116 NASSAU STREET, N.Y. / Phone Beekman 3-4970”, in blue: “COPYRIGHT / MORRIS ROSENFELD, N.Y.” and "125768F" and handwritten: "123".

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