Wharf, New Bedford, Massachusetts, August 19, 1896
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, MA, New Bedford
4 x 5 in.
Glass negative; wharf scene in New Bedford, MA, 19 August 1896; port stern view of whaling bark GEORGE AND MARY [built 1852] shortly before being burned; with effigies of men suspended from her rigging; people view vessels from Public Landing; at right is stern of sidewheel steamer CITY OF LAWRENCE [built 1867, lost 2 July 1907] flying flags; at left is sloop ESTELLA [built 1876]; at left background is New Bedford Cordage; information from original envelope "Bark George & Mary at Dock "Public Landing (pier 3 ?)/ also a sidewheeler 'City of Lawrence' (war manuevers time ?)/ old wooden Draw Bridge/ by C.N. Richmond/ or John Bonney".