USA, MA, New Bedford
11.50 x 10.06 x 0
Albumen print mounted on gray cardboard; print has arched top; view of whaling bark TROPIC BIRD at wharf in New Bedford, MA; perhaps bark CATALPA and METEOR (may not a whaler) at far left; people and carts on wharf; floats in water in foreground. TROPIC BIRD built at Dartmouth, MA, and registered at New Bedford 1851; condemned and sold at Bermuda, 1885. Ink spots on cardboard. Ref: Ronnberg, "American Neptune Picturial Supplement", Old Dartmouth Historical Sketch NO. 77, plate XIII.