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Gunning camp, Great Island

PC001.02.01.USMA.3200.0020.002 (RS81323)

Description

This is a gunning or hunting camp in Wellfleet, Massachusetts where four men hunt ducks with rifles and a dog. The small building is behind where the men are standing and duck decoys are propped up against the side of the camp.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1932-07-04
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 4 1/2 x 6 inches
Inscriptions
1000 cards, collect, white back / 7005 (handwritten)
Imprint:Pub.for E.I. Nye Wellfleet, Mass. (typed)
Dimensions
4 1/2x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
175404
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.3200.0020.002

Record details

Originator
New England News Company (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
camps (temporary settlements)
hunting
rifles (long guns)
tools
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Decoys (Hunting)
Dogs
Ducks
Places
Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

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