Photograph Collection

Title

Photograph Collection

Subject

New Bedford (Mass.)--History
Fairhaven (Mass.)--History
Dartmouth (Mass.)--History
Mattapoisett (Mass.)--History
Westport (Mass.)--History

Description

The Photograph Collection consists of images documenting the people, places and events of Southeastern Massachusetts from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Most of the subjects are linked to New Bedford, Massachusetts and the surrounding towns of Fairhaven, Dartmouth, Mattapoisett, and Westport and include maritime industries, particularly: whaling; portraits; festivals and parades; residential, commercial and public buildings; monuments and parks; ships; and street scenes. Among the many photographers represented are the Bierstadt Brothers, S.F. Adams, Joseph G. Tirrell, T.E.M. White, Headley & Reed, Underwood & Underwood, and George F. Parlow.

Contributor

New Bedford Free Public Library

Rights

Rights status not evaluated. Contact host institution for more information.

Files

newBedford.jpg

Citation

“Photograph Collection,” SAILS Digital History Collections, accessed December 11, 2017, http://sailsinc.omeka.net/items/show/3088.