North Castine-West Brooksville Ferry, Castine, Maine, ca. 1896

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1896

GUSN

GUSN-180174

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Description

This is the North Castine-West Brooksville Ferry in Castine, Maine in 1896. A group of people are on board being carried across the Bagaduce River. In the aft Mr. Jones is operating the ferry and his daughter Sadie is helping in the bow. The wagon or buckboard on the ferry was developed for the tourist trade in Maine and the largest wagons seated fourteen passengers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buckboards
rivers
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Ilustrated in: Castine, Past, & Present by George Augustus Wheeler 1896 / North Castine & Brooksville Ferry, Castine, Maine (handwritten)
A.H. Folsom Photographer 48 Alleghany St. Roxbury Also Order Box, 34 Bromfield St. Boston (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 5 x 8 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1928-02-28

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USME.0400.0010.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

5 x 8 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Castine (Hancock county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Ferries
Tourists
Tourism
Bagaduce River

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.14-15

Description Level

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