SS ISLAND HOME

SS ISLAND HOME

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on yellow cardstock; photograph by J. Freeman; printed on recto "J. Freeman, / Nantucket."; image of a sidewheel steamship, ISLAND HOME, docked with small, two-masted sailboat in front of it; the SS ISLAND HOME initially provided ferry service between Nantucket and Hyannis; later service was provided between Woods Hole and Nantucket; it operated as a ferry between 1855 and ca. 1895, eventually damaged and sank in 1902
Object Name
stereograph
date made
1855-1895
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
2012.3033.0571
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0571
subject
Steamships
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