Lantern slide depicting pilot schooner Varuna with tugboat and sloop, Boston Harbor, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-189507

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Description

This lantern slide shows the pilot schooner "Varuna" being towed out of Boston Harbor by a tugboat. The schooner is holds at least eight men and its sail is printed with the number six (6). There is a sloop passing nearby.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sloops (sailing vessels)
schooners
tugboats
oceans
transportation
lantern slides
photographs

Physical Description

1 latern slide

Collection Code

PC007

Collection Name

Lantern slides collection

Reference Code

PC007.TMP.002

Places

Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]

Record Details

Material Type

lantern slides
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.64-65.

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