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Fish drying in a backyard factory, Provincetown, Mass., undated

PC001.04.01.USMA.1480.0010.001 (RS82309)

Description

Stereograph features an exterior view of a home and its backyard. The yard is filled with screened tables on which fish is dried. Men and boys work with the drying fish and women and girls in hoopskirts are observing from the small porch.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
2 stereographs
Dimensions
3.5x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
190913
Reference Code
PC001.04.01.USMA.1480.0010.001

Record details

Originator
Nickerson, George Hathaway, 1835-1890 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
cottage industries
dwellings
fisheries
houses
industrial buildings
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Subjects
Codfish -- Drying
Places
Provincetown (Barnstable 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. 99. Original in Stereos - Provincetown, MA

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