IDLER, circa 1900
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, Long Island Sound
8 x 10 in.
8x10 glass negative photographed by James Burton circa 1900. Image of schooner IDLER at sea. Visible in image: starboard side view of two masted schooner with main and foresails, both topsails,, fisherman's staysail, fore staysail, jib and flying jib raised, one man forward, two people aft by the wheel, pennant flying from mainmast, flag from mainsail, steamship in background. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "B127 / Idler". Handwritten in margin area on negative: "127 / 1364" and "4449" typed on a piece of paper adhered to negative surface. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer