17 x 20 Black and White Morris Rosenfeld of the 1914 America's cup defender Vanitie. Taken in 1914, stamped on back with two stamps, one Copyright Morris Rosenfeld, N. Y., the other MORRIS ROSENFELD PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATOR 116 NASSAU STREET, N. Y. Phone BEekman 3-4970 (all this is inside a rectangle) below this is the stamped number 1357 with a ink - S Note that there is not a raised name in the lower right corner that I've seen on other Vanitie prints.
Just know that he had a collection of sailing memerobilia.
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The presented object appears to be monochrome photography probably a gelatine silver print with measurements of 20 x 16 inches. The photography shows the ship "Vanitie" the 1914 America's Cup defender and winner. This photography was offered frequently and reached high hammer prices. It has the stamp of the copyright of and his Morris ROSENFELD (1885-1968) and his studio.
Works by this artist were recently offered and sold on the international auction market.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 1.500 to 2.500 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.
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