Boy in horse cart in front of shingled homes, Sciasconsett, Nantucket, Mass., 1882

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1882

GUSN

GUSN-188168

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Description

This carte-de-visite features a young man, barefoot, sitting casually in a horse cart. Two others lean against a shingled house. The unpaved road is lined by houses and the sea is visible in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carts
youth
boys
roads
beach houses
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 carte-de-visite

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1913-08-15

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.1960.0080.003

Abstract

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 113

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

4.75 x 7.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Siasconset (Nantucket Island, Nantucket county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Wyer, H.S. (Photographer)

Material Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs

Description Level

Item

Publisher Series

Wyer's Nantucket views