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Accession Number: 1984.187.159411F.1
Title: Christening COLUMBIA, 1958
Overall Size: 8x10 in.
Date Created: 1958-06-03
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons

Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 2.5x4 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 3, 1958. Image of Mary Sears christening the 70' Olin Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter sloop COLUMBIA (built 1958 in City Island, N.Y.) at the Nevins Yard in City Island, N.Y. Visible in image: spray of champagne covers Mary Sears as she breaks a bottle on the bow of COLUMBIA dressed with flags. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 162. Stamped on back in rectangular box: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR / 116 NASSAU STREET, N.Y. / Phone Beekman 3-4970” and "159411F" and handwritten: "COLUMBIA-1958 / Mary Sears christening Columbia-June 1958 / Mary Sears / 11".

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