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Wreck of the William F. Marshall near shore, Nantucket, Mass., March 9, 1877

PC001.04.02.4750.001 (RS82325)

Description

A black and white stereo view depicting the wrecked Wm. F. Marshall on the south side of Nantucket Island. The ship was built in Saint Johns, New Brunswick. A rescue operation is in full force with a "breeches buoy" attached to the ship and manned on shore by life-savers.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1877-03-09
Acquisition Type
Estate
Physical Description
1 stereograph
Dimensions
3.5x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
190811
Reference Code
PC001.04.02.4750.001

Record details

Originator
Freeman, J. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
barks (sailing vessels)
events
life-saving
shipwrecks
shores (landforms)
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Places
Nantucket county (Massachusetts) [county]
Places (Buildings)
Wm. F. Marshall (Schooner)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 116. Original in Stereos - Subjects - Shipping - Sailing vessels - Wrecks

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