Portrait of Captain James W. Buddington, 1925
USA, NY, New York
image 7-3/16 x 4-1/4 in.; card 8-7/8 x 5-3/8 in.
Photograph; portrait of Captain James W. Buddington (1839-1928), taken in 1925; holds walking stick, possibly with whalebone handle; embossed lower left "Sarony/ INC./ 364 Fifth Ave NY"; handwritten in pencil on back "Capt Jim Buddington/one of the last of the whaling Captains/and who commanded the last whal__ 'Margaret' [sic] out of N.L. -/Photo taken 1925"; mounted on white card with trimmed edges. Captain Buddington was master of schooner MARGARETT, the last whaler out of New London, Connecticut, 1908.