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Coal wharves, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Description

Full color postcard depicting the coal wharves at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Steam boats and large sailing ships share the docks. Factories line the shore and a ferry slips through the harbor.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1909
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1916-01-25
Physical Description
1 postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
191264
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.040

Record details

Originator
Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
docks
factories (structures)
ferries
industry (economic concept)
sailing ships
steamboats
transportation
wharves
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Places
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 32.
Related Items
New Hampshire - Portsmouth - Modern - Unidentified - L.V. Newell Photos — This image is the photo used for the postcard.

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