Wharf scene, New Bedford, Massachusetts, circa 1895
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
USA, MA, New Bedford; Canada, Hudson Bay
5 x 7 in.
Glass negative, wharf scene, New Bedford MA; bow view of whaling bark DESDEMONA, [built 1823, wrecked 1896], in need of re-sheathing, topmasts and rigging removed; anchored at wharf; port stern of unidentified wooden vessel at far left; at far right is stern of 3-masted schooner barge SAMUEL E. SPRING [built 1869]; information from original envelope "Desdemona/ about 1895/ she was refitted, sent to sea/ + lost at Hudson's Bay/ coal barge/ SAMUEL E. SPRING/ unloading at Garfield/ + Preston".