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Gathering kelp, Long Sands, York, Maine, ca. 1882

PC001.02.01.TMP.001 (RS82338)

Description

This is a farmer loading his cart with kelp using a pitchfork on the shore of the ocean in York, Maine. The farmer owns a team of oxen that are pulling the cart.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1882
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 5 x 7 1/2 inches
Inscriptions
in old goal museum (handwritten)
Dimensions
5x 7 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
180398
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.TMP.001

Record details

Originator
Coleman, Emma L., Miss (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
agriculture
carts
farmers
pitchforks
shores (landforms)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Kelps
Oxen
Places
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.28-29

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