Accession Number: 1984.187.161392F.1
Title: SCEPTRE Weather, 1958
Overall Size: 8x10 in.
Date Created: 1958-09-25
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 4x5 black-and-white negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 25, 1958. Image of 70' Olin Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter sloop COLUMBIA (built 1958 in City Island, N.Y.) and 69' Alexander Robertson and Sons designed, David Boyd built 12 meter class boat SCEPTRE (built 1958 in Sandbank, Scotland) at fourth race of 1958 America's Cup. Visible in image: starboard quarter view of SCEPTRE (12/K17) on port close reach heeled over, rail to water as COLUMBIA (12/US16) on a starboard close reach crosses SCEPTRE's bow, as seen from port quarter, under marconi-rigged mainsails and genoas, on windy day. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 168-169. Stamped on back in blue: “PHOTO BY / STANLEY ROSENFELD / MORRIS ROSENFELD & SONS / PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATORS / 163 WEST 23RD ST., N.Y. 10011 / PHONE: 989-2404” and handwritten: "SCEPTRE & COLUMBIA 1958 / 161392".
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