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 a sailor sitting on the deck rinsing laundry in a wooden bucket. Other men seen in background standing on the bowsprit while taking down the jib.