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Lantern slide depicting pilot schooner Varuna with tugboat and sloop, Boston Harbor, Mass., undated

PC007.TMP.002 (RS82290)

Description

This lantern slide shows the pilot schooner "Varuna" being towed out of Boston Harbor by a tugboat. The schooner is holds at least eight men and its sail is printed with the number six (6). There is a sloop passing nearby.

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Details

Collection Name
Lantern slides collection
Collection Code
PC007
Physical Description
1 latern slide
Dimensions
3.5x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189507
Reference Code
PC007.TMP.002

Record details

Descriptive Terms
oceans
schooners
sloops (sailing vessels)
transportation
tugboats
Material Type
lantern slides
photographs
Places
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Places (Buildings)
Varuna (Schooner)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.64-65.

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