Whales Beach, Swampscott, Mass., ca. 1890

Description

This is a man on a sailboat in the ocean off the Massachusetts shore. There are several other small vessels anchored in the water behind him.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sailboats
oceans
shores (landforms)
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC055

Collection Name

General marine photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1931-04-18

Reference Code

PC055.TMP.008

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 7 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Jeffers and Wardwell (Swampscott, Mass.) (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Whales Beach

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.56

Variant Title

Swampscott dory, Swampscott, Massachusetts, circa 1890

Description Level

Item