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Steamer Gay Head of the Martha Vineyard's & Nantucket Steamboat Co.

PC001.03.01.TMP.014 (RS82252)

Description

This full color postcard depicts the steamer "Gay Head" approaching a dock filled with men and women. Many of the women hold parasols.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1909
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-05-01
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
3.5x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189761
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.014

Record details

Originator
Metropolitan News Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)
Other Organizations
New Bedford, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket Steamboat Company
Descriptive Terms
ferries
parasols
steamships
transportation
wharves
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Places (Buildings)
Gay Head (Steamship)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 122. Original in Postcards - Gay Head LIght - Martha's Vineyard

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