Family Album of summer vacations

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1909-1910

Location Note

Box: Albums 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 268, 269

GUSN

GUSN-246510

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Description

A small bound album of 93 3 x 4 inch albumen snapshots. Collection of photographs probably from one (unidentified) family dating from 1909-1910. A good quality family photo album showing summer activities on the coast of Maine including Great Diamond Island, Casco Bay, Sebago Lake, and Orr's Island. Shows boating activities with canoes, rowboats, sailboats, shots of horses and dogs, coastal views and cottages and some winter scenes at an unidentified house away from the coast. Also landmarks in Washington DC and Philadelphia. Some nice horse and carriage shots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

summer (season)
boating
carriages (vehicles)
horse-drawn vehicles
recreation
vacations
canoes
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

album number 254

Physical Description

1 photograph album of albumen snapshots; 5 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

November 2010

Reference Code

PC009.254

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

4 x 3 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Maine (United States)
Great Diamond Island Landing (Cumberland county, Maine)
Casco Bay (Cumberland county, Maine) [bay]
Sebago Lake (Cumberland county, Maine)
Orrs Island (Cumberland county, Maine)
DC (United States) [national district]
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Subjects

Summer
Boat
Carriage
Sailboat
Recreation

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Box: Albums 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 268, 269