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Boy in horse cart in front of shingled homes, Sciasconsett, Nantucket, Mass., 1882

PC001.02.01.USMA.1960.0080.003 (RS82318)

Description

This carte-de-visite features a young man, barefoot, sitting casually in a horse cart. Two others lean against a shingled house. The unpaved road is lined by houses and the sea is visible in the background.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1880-1882
Abstract
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 113
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1913-08-15
Physical Description
1 carte-de-visite
Dimensions
4.75x 7.5(HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
5.25x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
188168
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1960.0080.003

Record details

Originator
Wyer, H.S. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
beach houses
boys
carts
roads
youth
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs
Places
Siasconset (Nantucket Island, Nantucket county, Massachusetts)
Publisher Series
Wyer's Nantucket views

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