New York newspaper cameramen "in the riggings" of the Queen Mary, from an unusual angle in reporting the arrival of the great ship, May 1936. These are but a few of the 200 cameras that were focused on the event for the formal press of America.

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Object Type
Category
Photographs
Date
1936
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift, 2002
Object Number
2002/4981
Location
Not currently on display but Available for viewing on Wednesdays from 1-4:30 in the Prints and Drawings Study Centre

Dimensions

Overall: 25.1 x 17.8 cm (9 7/8 x 7 in.)

Description

Klinsky Press Agency Collection

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
Inscribed in pencil on verso: Recla; R.M.S. Queen Mary arrives in New York. Newspaper cameramen 'man the rigging' from an unusual angle.
Markings
Copyright and Typed Caption Label on verso: (?) R.M.S.QUEEN (sic) MARY ARRIVES IN NEW YORK ON MAIDEN VOYAGE!//(missing)o shows: New York newspaper camera('a' crossed out in pencil and 'e' penciled in above) "man(crossed out in pencil and 'in' written above) the rigging" of the Queen/ Mary for an unusual angle in reporting the arrival of the/ great ship. These are but a few of the 200 cameras that/ were focused on the event for the press of America.//Photo: Alfred Eisensteadt-Daniel//Leon Daniel (150 East 52nd Street New York Wickersham 2-3420) Label.
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