Men on a schooner with fish, Boston, Mass., ca. 1885

Description

This is a group of men on a fishing schooner preparing their catch in Boston, Massachusetts. The men stand around a large fish that is hooked to a mast while other men prepare smaller fish. The ship is scattered with rope, barrels, and life boats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fishermen (people)
fishing
schooners
labor
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

This photograph is furnished for study purposes only. Written permission must be obtained for any other use. The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities 141 Cambridge Street Boston, Mass. 02114 Neg. No. 556-B (stamped)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.7790.001

Image Dimensions

8 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Fish
Fishing boat
Halibut

Description Level

Item