Distant silouette view of PATUXENT, Panama to Bora Bora, circa 1942.
emulsion on paper
overall: 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.
2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inch emulsion on paper print of oiler PATUXENT underway from Panama to Bora Bora, circa 1942. This photo was taken on board an unknown vessel underway with PATUXENT and shows a distant, silouette view of PATUXENT. In the left margin of the image is a vertical rod from the unknown vessel. Print has spots and adhesive residue at top margin. Hand written on back by Henry Strauss: "OUR MOMMY ON THE WAY OUT HERE" From transcript in Sound Archives: "She’s the one who took us from Panama to Bora Bora and we refueled at sea every four or five days. That why it says it’s our mommy."