India Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1860
Bates, Joseph L.
USA, MA, Boston
3-3/8 x 6-7/8 in.
Stereograph; circa 1860; albumen prints with square corners, mounted on flat orange board; aerial view, shipping view activity at India Wharf, Boston; looking out from Long Wharf, before Atlantic Avenue constructed; square-rigged vessels in background; ferry at left background; wagons and barrels on wharf; printed along left margin "Joseph L. Bates/ 129 Washington St., Boston"; along right margin "Boston and Vicinity"; under right corner of print "India Wharf and Harbor"; printed on reverse is stereoscope, printed below is "THE HOLMES STEREOSCOPE/ With the Inventions and Improvements added by/ JOSEPH L. BATES/ 129 Washington Street, Boston."
UNIDENTIFIED square-rigged vessel; UNIDENTIFIED ferry