Unloading Gorton's codfish, Gloucester, Massachusetts

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1906

GUSN

GUSN-190986

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Description

Full color postcard featuring fishermen unloading codfish onto the Gloucester docks. The fish are gutted and piled on the dock while the men work on unloading more.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fishermen (people)
fisheries
wharves
fishing
docks
postcards
photographs

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1913-07-28

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.032

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards
photographs

Other Organizations

Gorton's of Gloucester

Subjects

cod (fish)

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg.45.

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