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