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Launch of the schooner Edith H. Symington, Newburyport, Mass., 1900

PC001.02.01.USMA.2030.0110.001 (RS82146)

Description

The schooner Edith H. Symington was launched at the George E. Currier Shipyard in Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1900. The ship is filled with spectators and more watch from below. The shipyard is filled with logs which are being used as benches.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1900
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1992
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Dimensions
3.5x 4.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
191143
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2030.0110.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
boat launching ramps
events
flags
schooners
spectators (event observers)
transportation
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Edith H. Symington (Schooner)
George E. Currier Shipyard (Newburyport, Mass.)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 41.

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