Launch of the schooner Edith H. Symington, Newburyport, Mass., 1900

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-191143

Description

The schooner Edith H. Symington was launched at the George E. Currier Shipyard in Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1900. The ship is filled with spectators and more watch from below. The shipyard is filled with logs which are being used as benches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boat launching ramps
flags
spectators (event observers)
schooners
transportation
events
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1992

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2030.0110.001

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Image Dimensions

3.5 x 4.75 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
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. 41.

Description Level

Item