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Men on a schooner with fish, Boston, Mass., ca. 1885

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.7790.001 (RS81594)

Description

This is a group of men on a fishing schooner preparing their catch in Boston, Massachusetts. The men stand around a large fish that is hooked to a mast while other men prepare smaller fish. The ship is scattered with rope, barrels, and life boats.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1885
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches
Inscriptions
This photograph is furnished for study purposes only. Written permission must be obtained for any other use. The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities 141 Cambridge Street Boston, Mass. 02114 Neg. No. 556-B (stamped)
Dimensions
8x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
179775
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.7790.001

Record details

Originator
Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
fishermen (people)
fishing
labor
schooners
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Fish
Fishing boat
Halibut
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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