EMBLA, underway, 1895

glass negative

Bolles, Charles Edwin
USA, Long Island Sound
emulsion on glass
overall: 8 x 10 in.

8x10 glass negative photographed by Charles Edwin Bolles in August, 1895. Image of EMBLA, a 163' steam yacht, underway, port bow view. EMBLA was designed and built in 1893 by Charles L. Seabury & Company of Nyack, New York. Handwritten neg. sleeve info.: "Embla / Y100 / Special Neg / Y100 / Embla, NY / Steam Yacht / Box 10". Typed paper strip adhered to edge margin side: "721 / August, 1895". Handwritten on emulsion side at margin edge: "721 / Embla 95 / 1st trial run". The notation "1st trial run" may refer to EMBLA's first time underway on the water after being lengthened. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer.

EMBLA steam yacht

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer

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