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Gathering seaweed near the jetties, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0010.003 (RS81564)

Description

Three people stand on the beach collecting seaweed into a wagon pulled by a horse. To the left there are two rock formations that extend out into the ocean with light posts on each end. There are people sitting out on the rocks and in the distance they can see a steamship driving across the ocean.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1933-02-28
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches
Inscriptions
Mark on the side of the steamer "Gayhead" (handwritten)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 8 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
179787
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0010.003

Record details

Originator
New England News Company (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
beaches
hand coloring
leisure
steamships
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Seaweed
Places
Oak Bluffs (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)

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