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Merrill's Wharf, New Bedford, Mass., undated

PC001.02.01.USMA.2010.0090.001 (RS82328)

Description

The image of Merrill's Wharf in New Bedford, Massachusetts features a large sailing ship and nearby buildings. A large bulding bearing the sign "Sail Loft" is on the right. The wharf has an air of decline with logs strewn about and grass growing between pieces of pavement.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1918-03-06
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
7x 9.1(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
191278
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2010.0090.001

Record details

Originator
Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
lifeboats
ports
sailing ships
transportation
wharves
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
New Bedford (Bristol 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. 129.

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