Life-saving team standing around a surfboat on the beach, Marshfield, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-170183

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Description

Members of a life-saving crew stand around a surfboat on skids at the edge of the water on the beach at Marshfield, Massachusetts. Six of the eight men wear life jackets, and two of them wear thigh boots. A dog lies curled up on the rocky beach near the boat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

surfboats
life-saving
beaches
life preservers
government
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

1553 (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1922-08-22

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.1730.0040.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Marshfield (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Howard, L. B. (Lysander Bradford), 1830-1922 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Lifeboat crew members

Description Level

Item