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Whales Beach, Swampscott, Mass., ca. 1890

PC055.TMP.008 (RS82284)

Description

This is a man on a sailboat in the ocean off the Massachusetts shore. There are several other small vessels anchored in the water behind him.

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Details

Collection Name
General marine photographic collection
Collection Code
PC055
Dates
ca. 1890
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1931-04-18
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 7 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
180408
Reference Code
PC055.TMP.008

Record details

Variant Title
Swampscott dory, Swampscott, Massachusetts, circa 1890
Originator
Jeffers and Wardwell (Swampscott, Mass.) (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
oceans
sailboats
shores (landforms)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Whales Beach
Places
Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.56

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