Wreck of the William F. Marshall near shore, Nantucket, Mass., March 9, 1877

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1877-03-09

GUSN

GUSN-190811

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Description

A black and white stereo view depicting the wrecked Wm. F. Marshall on the south side of Nantucket Island. The ship was built in Saint Johns, New Brunswick. A rescue operation is in full force with a "breeches buoy" attached to the ship and manned on shore by life-savers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

barks (sailing vessels)
shipwrecks
life-saving
shores (landforms)
events
stereographs
photographs

Physical Description

1 stereograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.02.4750.001

Acquisition Type

Estate

Places

Nantucket county (Massachusetts) [county]

Record Details

Originator

Freeman, J. (Photographer)

Material Type

stereographs
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. 116. Original in Stereos - Subjects - Shipping - Sailing vessels - Wrecks

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