Hotel Nantasket, with ice 25 feet high in front, Feb. 14, 1898

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1898

GUSN

GUSN-189769

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Description

An exterior view of the Hotel Nantasket nearly blocked out by sea ice. The postcard face is inscribed with "How would you like to be there? - N.F.W." The verso is postmarked 1905.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ice
hotels (public accommodations)
storms
commercial buildings
Nature
postcards
photographs

Inscription

How would you like to be there? - N.F.W. (handwritten)
1905

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1925-05-01

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.015

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Nantasket Beach (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

New England News Company (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.109. Original in Postcards - Nantasket Beach, MA

Description Level

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