INGOMAR and ELMINA, ca. 1908

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INGOMAR and ELMINA, ca. 1908

Rosenfeld Collection


Photographed by James Burton on July 27, c. 1908. Image of the 127' Herreshoff schooner INGOMAR (built 1903 in Bristol, R.I.) and the 125' Smith-designed and Lawley-built schooner ELMINA (built 1905 in Neponset, MA) racing the first round.

Starboard bow view of the schooners INGOMAR, #B3, on the left and ELMINA, #D3, on right, on a port broad reach, seen racing under gaff-rigged main and foresails, main topsails, fisherman's staysails, forestaysails, and jibs. Flying jib raised on INGOMAR, steamships in background.