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Unloading Gorton's codfish, Gloucester, Massachusetts

PC001.03.01.TMP.032 (RS82153)

Description

Full color postcard featuring fishermen unloading codfish onto the Gloucester docks. The fish are gutted and piled on the dock while the men work on unloading more.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1906
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1913-07-28
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
3.5x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
190986
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.032

Record details

Originator
Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Gorton's of Gloucester
Descriptive Terms
docks
fisheries
fishermen (people)
fishing
wharves
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Subjects
cod (fish)
Places
Gloucester (Essex 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.45.

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