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Accession Number: 1984.187.159412F
Title: COLUMBIA,#US16, christened by Mary Sears at launching, Nevins Yard, City Island, New York, 1958
Overall Size: overall: 2 1/2 x 3 in.
Date Created: 1958-06-03
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons

Description: 2 1/2 x 3 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons June 3, 1958 at the launching of the newly constructed 12 meter sloop, COLUMBIA, US #16, inside the workshed at the Nevins Yard. View was taken from an elevated position facing the launching party on a stand watching the female sponsor christen the bow of the vessel with a bottle of champagne. There are 2 photographers standing to the right on the stairs taking photos. COLUMBIA was a 69'7" 12 meter sloop built for the America's Cup defense in 1958 by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, NY and designed by Olin Stephens. COLUMBIA was the America's Cup defender and winner in 1958. Stamped neg. sleeve: "159412F / [Box] 5644". Typed: "6/3/58 / Launching of COLUMBIA at Nevins / Breaking of Bottle". Handwritten on a piece of paper inside the envelope: "Mrs. W.T. / Jean Moore / Nils Halvorsen / Edward B. Whiting". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

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