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.
gelatin silver print
Anonymous Gift, 2002
Not currently on display but Available for viewing on Wednesdays from 1-4:30 in the Prints and Drawings Study Centre
Overall: 25.1 x 17.8 cm (9 7/8 x 7 in.)
Klinsky Press Agency Collection
Inscribed in pencil on verso: Recla; R.M.S. Queen Mary arrives in New York. Newspaper cameramen 'man the rigging' from an unusual angle.
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.