SENECA, circa 1905
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, Long Island Sound
emulsion on glass
8 x 10 in.
8x10 glass negative photographed by James Burton circa 1905. Image of the schooner SENECA probably on Long Island Sound, showing a port side view with gaff-rigged main and topsail, marconi rigged foresail, main staysail, forestaysail and genoa jib raised. Starboard tack shows deck with crew at work fore and aft. SENECA was a 95' auxiliary schooner built in 1901 by C.& R. Poillon of South Brooklyn, New York from designs by Cary Smith & Barbey. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "189-B Seneca / Box 12". Handwritten in ink and in pencil at edges of neg. on the emulsion side: "Seneca / 189 / 3166". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, James Burton photographer