Fish splitting, Biddeford Pool, Maine

Description

This is an exterior view of a group of men working on splitting fish over barrels in front of the ocean. There are five men in front with knives and in the back of them are three storage buildings with several places to store fishing tools such as nets and lobster traps.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fishing
nets (objects)
knives
storage
fishermen (people)
labor
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

No 320 / Series A / Made 8 Oct 1907/ By Baldwin Coolidge/ Recd 17 Sep. 1918 / From 3020 Subject Fish Splitting Scene Biddeford Pool ME (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 5 x 8 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USME.0210.0020.002

Image Dimensions

5 x 8 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Biddeford (York county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Fish
Lobster traps

Description Level

Item