glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, MA, New Bedford
4.00 x 5.00 x 0
Glass negative; wharf scene in New Bedford MA; port bow view of whaling schooner CLARA L. SPARKS [built 1861, sold foreign in 1899]; at her port stern are unidentified catboats; at center background is John P. Holmes Fish Dealers; visible beyond are masts of unidentified lightship; at right is bow of whaling bark PETREL; at right is ST. NICHOLAS, rig not discernable; information on original envelope "CLARA L. SPARKS/ PETREL/ + ST NICHOLAS/ 3 sect"; from the collection of Charles F. Sayle, Sr.
UNIDENTIFIED lightship; UNIDENTIFIED catboat