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Cedars of West Chop, Martha's Vineyard, Mass., 1891

PC001.02.01.USMA.1740.0150.004 (RS82322)

Description

This landscape shows two gnarled cedar trees near a cliff. Two women sit under parasols on a bench, while a third sits alone closer to the cliff edge. The trees are situated in low brush and grasses. Someone one has created a bench between two trunks of one of the cedars.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1891
Date of Acquisition
1917-04-10
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
7x 9.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189797
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1740.0150.004

Record details

Originator
Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
cedar (wood)
leisure
parasols
trees
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
West Tisbury (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes 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. 123.

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