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Wreck of the Brig POINSETT, 1st day

Wreck of the Brig POINSETT, 1st day

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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 Brig Poinsett 1st day"; sandy shore in foreground; surf line runs at diagonal through image; wrecked ship in surf, perpendicular to shore, sails down, lines running from masts to shore; small rowboat pulled up on shore, people out of focus in background at left
Object Name
stereograph
date made
1870-08
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Nantucket Island
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Nantucket Island, Nantucket
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0569
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0569
subject
Sailing Ships
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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