IRMA, launch underway, ca. 1905
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Bolles, Charles Edwin
emulsion on glass
overall: 8 x 10 in.
8x10 glass negative photographed by Charles Edwin Bolles ca. 1905 probably on Long Island Sound. Image of IRMA underway, starboard beam view with two men seated at the stern. IRMA was a 51' cabin house screw launch built and designed by T.J. Guider of Port Washington, Long Island, New York in 1897. Handwritten neg. sleeve info.: "Irma / Y149 / Steam Yacht / Box 15". Handwritten on negative edge: "926 / Irma" and on another edge: "Irma 926". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer.
IRMA steam yacht
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer