Dry dock, Portsmouth Navy Yard

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1908

Location Note

Postcards - New Hampshire - Portsmouth

GUSN

GUSN-187976

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Description

This colored postcard depicts a dry dock in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. There are three ships being worked on by men standing on scaffolding and planks connected to the dry dock walls. Above the dock is a row of brick buildings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dry docks
ships
naval shipyards
commercial buildings
postcards
photographs

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1913-10-01

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.002

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Originator

Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards
photographs

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 63. Original in Postcards - New Hampshire - Portsmouth

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Postcards - New Hampshire - Portsmouth