Photographs and Postcard

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1900-1913

GUSN

GUSN-27281

Description

Four different views of schooner, three under sail and lower image of anchor with flags flying--upper right picture is a postcard, not a photograph.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographs
postcards
gelatin silver prints
silver (metal)
marines (visual works)
armed forces
schooners
wars
Silver Print
War of 1812
Military
Maritime
Schooner
Picture

Inscription

Handwritten on mat--lower left and right: ""The Polly is the oldest vessel of the American Merchant Marine still in commission, and with her high-pooped stern and rounding apple-shaped bows, she represents a type of American marine architecture fast becoming extinct. She was in existence during the War of 1812...[more text follows]""

People and Organizations

Schooner Polly

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

14 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1914.282

Places

Massachusetts (United States)