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Noddle Island Ferry, East Boston, Mass., 1911

PC055.TMP.004 (RS82300)

Description

This cyanotype depicts the ferry "Noddle Island" loaded with cars, carriages and pedestrians. The ship's bridge is decorated with a large eagle and the captain can be seen inside. On the shore a building painted with an advertisement for a fish freezer, stands out from other factories.

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Details

Collection Name
General marine photographic collection
Collection Code
PC055
Dates
1911
Date of Acquisition
1989
Physical Description
1 cyanotype
Dimensions
6.25x 8.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189793
Reference Code
PC055.TMP.004

Record details

Originator
Boston (Mass.). Department of Public Works. Bridge and Ferry Division (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
ferries
transportation
Material Type
cyanotypes (photographic prints)
photographs
Places
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk 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. 80. Original in Subjects - Transportation Marine - East Boston Ferries

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