George H. Donnell, York, Maine, early 1880s

Description

George H. Donnell was a "shore" fisherman and lobsterman, in York River, Maine. He wears stiff cowhide boots, which were standard for rural workingmen. He holds a catch of fish, which may be pollock.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Order June 1925 / #7990 (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 4 1/2 x 8 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.TMP.002

Image Dimensions

8 x 4 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

York River (York county, Maine) [river]
York county (Maine) [county]

Record Details

Originator

Coleman, Emma L., Miss (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Fish
Lobster fishers

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.24-25

Description Level

Item