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Maritime Art, Yachting, Long Island Sound, Glen Cove, Vintage Photograph, 1947


Sailing on Long Island Sound
Roll Photo Service, Marine Division, Glen Cove, New York: August 23, 1947
Gelatin silver photograph
Stamped, numbered and dated verso
11 x 14 inches

Photograph of a man and a woman sailing in a small yacht on Long Island Sound. The professional commercially made photograph is stamped on the back by the Marine Division of Roll Photoservice, Glen Cove, New York, and dated 1947.  It exemplifies the return of leisure and the burgeoning suburbs of New York just after World War II.

Condition:  Very good overall with the usual overall light toning and wear. Some light discoloration in margins can be matted out.

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20th Century