Noddle Island Ferry, East Boston, Mass., 1911

Description

This cyanotype depicts the ferry "Noddle Island" loaded with cars, carriages and pedestrians. The ship's bridge is decorated with a large eagle and the captain can be seen inside. On the shore a building painted with an advertisement for a fish freezer, stands out from other factories.

Details

Descriptive Terms

transportation
ferries
cyanotypes (photographic prints)
photographs

Physical Description

1 cyanotype

Collection Code

PC055

Collection Name

General marine photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1989

Reference Code

PC055.TMP.004

Image Dimensions

6.25 x 8.25 (HxW)(inches)

Places

East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston (Mass.). Department of Public Works. Bridge and Ferry Division (Photographer)

Material Type

cyanotypes (photographic prints)
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. 80. Original in Subjects - Transportation Marine - East Boston Ferries

Description Level

Item