Fish drying in a backyard factory, Provincetown, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-190913

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Description

Stereograph features an exterior view of a home and its backyard. The yard is filled with screened tables on which fish is dried. Men and boys work with the drying fish and women and girls in hoopskirts are observing from the small porch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fisheries
cottage industries
houses
industrial buildings
dwellings
tables (support furniture)
business (commercial function)
stereographs
photographs

Physical Description

2 stereographs

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.01.USMA.1480.0010.001

Places

Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Nickerson, George Hathaway, 1835-1890 (Photographer)

Material Type

stereographs
photographs

Subjects

Codfish -- Drying

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 99. Original in Stereos - Provincetown, MA

Description Level

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