Gathering kelp, Long Sands, York, Maine, ca. 1882

Description

This is a farmer loading his cart with kelp using a pitchfork on the shore of the ocean in York, Maine. The farmer owns a team of oxen that are pulling the cart.

Details

Descriptive Terms

farmers
shores (landforms)
carts
pitchforks
agriculture
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

in old goal museum (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 5 x 7 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.TMP.001

Image Dimensions

5 x 7 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

York county (Maine) [county]

Record Details

Originator

Coleman, Emma L., Miss (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Kelps
Oxen

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.28-29

Description Level

Item