NIAGARA, bark underway 1903
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Bolles, Charles Edwin
8 x10 glass plate negative photographed by Charles Edwin Bolles circa 1903. Image of 272' Harlan & Hollingsworth twin screw bark NIAGARA (built 1898 in Wilmington, DE) underway. Visible in image: port beam view of bark underway, with figurehead and bow scrollwork, dark flag with white stars in rows on bow, Howard Gould's private signal- blue swallowtail with two red lightening stripes and three white stars in upper corner- on mainmast, New York Yacht Club burgee- blue triangle with red cross and white star in middle- on foremast, American Yacht Ensign flying from stern, other steam ships and sailboats in background. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "Niagra [sic] - G-12". Printed on negative sleeve: "Subject / Property of 'YACHTING' / 38 PARK ROW / NEW YORK". Handwritten on ink directly on glass plate: "Copyright - 1903 Niagara. 1538". See videodisc 3, frame 27351. Bolles Box 13. MSM print on file. No Rosenfeld prints found as of 5-2003. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Charles Edwin Bolles photographer