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Hotel Nantasket, with ice 25 feet high in front, Feb. 14, 1898

PC001.03.01.TMP.015 (RS82382)

Description

An exterior view of the Hotel Nantasket nearly blocked out by sea ice. The postcard face is inscribed with "How would you like to be there? - N.F.W." The verso is postmarked 1905.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1898
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-05-01
Physical Description
1 postcard
Inscriptions
How would you like to be there? - N.F.W. (handwritten)
1905
Dimensions
3.5x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189769
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.015

Record details

Originator
New England News Company (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
Nature
commercial buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
ice
storms
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Places
Nantasket Beach (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Hotel Nantasket (Nantasket Beach, Mass.)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.109. Original in Postcards - Nantasket Beach, MA

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