HERBERT L. RAWDING, 1926
soft negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Dale, F. Slade
USA, MA, New Bedford; USA, FL, Miami
overall: 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.; 6.985 x 11.43 cm
Soft negative by F. Slade Dale of the four-masted coastal schooner HERBERT L. RAWDING. Taken while vessel was en route with freight, from Miami, FL to New Bedford, MA on the week of April 27, 1926. The photographer was hitching a ride home from a voyage south he had taken aboard a twelve-foot sneakbox. View of the starboard side of the vessel's deck in a storm. Sails are lowered and deck is wet from the rain or heavy seas, lines can be seen coiled in the foreground and stretched across the deck to cleats and pulleys. Negative for prints 2001.69.26 and 2001.69.27.