Portriat of whaling ship steward

photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
paper
overall: 5 x 4 in.

Photograph; Portrait of ship steward; black and white photograph of a whaling ship steward, possibly named William Hamilton, wearing a pinstripe three-piece suit and cap, standing on a ship deck; photograph has been cut to show some black around edges where the film was over-exposed; much of the photographs background is faded; handwritten on back of photograph in pencil "A crack steward/ of the whaling/ fleet -- Wm Hamilton".


2009.22.85

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