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George H. Donnell, York, Maine, early 1880s

PC001.02.01.TMP.002 (RS82336)

Description

George H. Donnell was a "shore" fisherman and lobsterman, in York River, Maine. He wears stiff cowhide boots, which were standard for rural workingmen. He holds a catch of fish, which may be pollock.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1883
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 4 1/2 x 8 inches
Inscriptions
Order June 1925 / #7990 (handwritten)
Dimensions
8x 4 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
180282
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.TMP.002

Record details

Originator
Coleman, Emma L., Miss (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
fishermen (people)
fishing
labor
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Fish
Lobster fishers
Places
York River (York county, Maine) [river]
York county (Maine) [county]
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.24-25

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