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Family Album of summer vacations

PC009.254 (RS183539)

Description

A small bound album of 93 3 x 4 inch albumen snapshots. Collection of photographs probably from one (unidentified) family dating from 1909-1910. A good quality family photo album showing summer activities on the coast of Maine including Great Diamond Island, Casco Bay, Sebago Lake, and Orr's Island. Shows boating activities with canoes, rowboats, sailboats, shots of horses and dogs, coastal views and cottages and some winter scenes at an unidentified house away from the coast. Also landmarks in Washington DC and Philadelphia. Some nice horse and carriage shots.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1909-1910
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
November 2010
Physical Description
1 photograph album of albumen snapshots; 5 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches
Dimensions
4x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 254
GUSN
246510
Reference Code
PC009.254

Record details

Descriptive Terms
boating
canoes
carriages (vehicles)
horse-drawn vehicles
recreation
summer (season)
vacations
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
Subjects
Boat
Carriage
Recreation
Sailboat
Summer
Places
Maine (United States)
Great Diamond Island Landing (Cumberland county, Maine)
Casco Bay (Cumberland county, Maine) [bay]
Sebago Lake (Cumberland county, Maine)
Orrs Island (Cumberland county, Maine)
DC (United States) [national district]
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Location Note
Box: Albums 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 268, 269

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