Accession Number: 1984.187.159442F.1
Title: Christening COLUMBIA, 1958
Overall Size: 8x10 in.
Date Created: 1958-06-03
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 2.5x3.5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 3, 1958. Image of Mary Sears and group after christening of 70' Olin Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter sloop COLUMBIA (built 1958 in City Island, N.Y.) at Nevins Yard on City Island, N.Y. Visible in image: Mary Sears is wiping the champagne off with a handkerchief, her dress is splashed, a group of men and women stand around her. 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 "159442F" and handwritten: "146 / 42".
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