Coal wharves, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1909

GUSN

GUSN-191264

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Description

Full color postcard depicting the coal wharves at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Steam boats and large sailing ships share the docks. Factories line the shore and a ferry slips through the harbor.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wharves
steamboats
sailing ships
docks
factories (structures)
ferries
industry (economic concept)
transportation
postcards
photographs

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1916-01-25

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.040

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Originator

Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards
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. 32.

Description Level

Item

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