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Fish splitting, Biddeford Pool, Maine

PC001.02.01.USME.0210.0020.002 (RS81560)

Description

This is an exterior view of a group of men working on splitting fish over barrels in front of the ocean. There are five men in front with knives and in the back of them are three storage buildings with several places to store fishing tools such as nets and lobster traps.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1880
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 5 x 8 inches
Inscriptions
No 320 / Series A / Made 8 Oct 1907/ By Baldwin Coolidge/ Recd 17 Sep. 1918 / From 3020 Subject Fish Splitting Scene Biddeford Pool ME (handwritten)
Dimensions
5x 8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
179809
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USME.0210.0020.002

Record details

Originator
Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
fishermen (people)
fishing
knives
labor
nets (objects)
storage
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Fish
Lobster traps
Places
Biddeford (York county, Maine)

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