Gathering seaweed near the jetties, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

Description

Three people stand on the beach collecting seaweed into a wagon pulled by a horse. To the left there are two rock formations that extend out into the ocean with light posts on each end. There are people sitting out on the rocks and in the distance they can see a steamship driving across the ocean.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beaches
wagons (cargo vehicles)
steamships
hand coloring
leisure
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Mark on the side of the steamer "Gayhead" (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1933-02-28

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0010.003

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

6 1/4 x 8 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Oak Bluffs (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

New England News Company (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Seaweed

Description Level

Item