Merrill's Wharf, New Bedford, Mass., undated

Description

The image of Merrill's Wharf in New Bedford, Massachusetts features a large sailing ship and nearby buildings. A large bulding bearing the sign "Sail Loft" is on the right. The wharf has an air of decline with logs strewn about and grass growing between pieces of pavement.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wharves
sailing ships
ports
lifeboats
transportation
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1918-03-06

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2010.0090.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

7 x 9.1 (HxW)(inches)

Places

New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)

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. 129.

Description Level

Item