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People waiting to board the steamboat Sankaty, Oak Bluffs, Mass., undated

PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0040.001 (RS81259)

Description

This is a large group of people congregated on a wharf in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts. There is a pier where the steamboat Sankaty has docked and people are getting on and off the boat. A sign on top of the covered standing area reads New Bedford, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Steamboat Company. A line of cars are stopped in traffic leading up to the group and you can see the ocean in the background.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1933-02-28
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches
Inscriptions
Str. Sankaty at the Wharf ; 1284 (handwritten)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 8 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
174327
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0040.001

Record details

Originator
New England News Company (Photographic studio)
Other Organizations
New Bedford, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket Steamboat Company
Descriptive Terms
oceans
steamboats
transportation
travelers
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Sankaty Steamboat (Oak Bluffs, Mass.)
Wharves
Places
Oak Bluffs (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)

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