273 Steamer Ella, at Block Island

273 Steamer Ella, at Block Island

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black and white stereograph mounted on orange cardstock; printed on verso "Sea-Side Views / from / Webster's Photographic Studio, / Cor. Main and Shetucket Streets, / Norwich, Conn. / Block Island Series / 273 Steamer Ella, at Block Island; 25 cents each; six for $1.35; twelve for $2.50. Sent by mail post paid. / Also views of Norwich and vicinity, Yantic, Fitchville, Bozrahville, Taftville, Occum, Eagleville, Poquetannock, &c. Additions constantly made." additional views listed; sandy ground with patchy grass in foreground, beach in midground; wmall wharf in midground at right; sidewheel steamboat tied to the far side of the wharf; several single sail, single mast sailboats (catboat?) tied to the wharf or anchored near the wharf; men standing on wharf next to steamer
Object Name
stereograph
date made
mid-late 1800s
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Block Island
associated place
United States: Connecticut, Norwich
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0728
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0728
subject
Steamships
Maritime
Sailing Ships
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