Wreck of the Bark W. F. MARSHALL

Wreck of the Bark W. F. MARSHALL

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on buff colored cardstock; photograph by J. Freeman; printed on recto "J. Freeman, / Nantucket."; handwritten on verso "Wreck on South Shore"; image of a masted ship, keeling over on shore in center of image; group of men (and women?) on shore at left, with long lines tied from a point on shore out of frame to masts of ship; surf breaking on right side of vessel; on side of the bark ship name reads "W. F. MARSHALL / ST. JOHNS NB"; the Bark W. F. MARSHALL wrecked on the south shore of Nantucket Island in March 1877
Object Name
date made
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Nantucket Island
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Nantucket Island, Nantucket
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Sailing Ships
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National Museum of American History
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