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Title
Small outboard stranded on a sandbar in the Colorado River, ca.1900
Creator
Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1900
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of a small outboard boat, the Edith, stranded on a sandbar in the Colorado River, ca.1900. The boat is owned by George Wharton James. Trunks and other possessions are stacked in the bow. An oar lays across the gunwales. An anchor tied to a rope, tied to a large stone sits on the bench in the stern. The far shore is visible in the distance (blurred).
Type
image
Format
3 photographs : glass photonegative, photoprint, b&w
17 x 22 cm., 21 x 26 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m12712
USC-1-1-1-12865 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-3438
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m12712
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-3438.jpg
Subject
Boats and boating
Rivers
James, George Wharton, 1858-1923
Transportation--Water--Small boats and outboards
General Subjects--Transportation--Water
Colorado River & Salton Sea
Boats
Transportation--Water--Small outboard boats
Time Period
circa 1900
Place
California
USA
Source
1-61- [Microfiche number]
3438 [Accession number]
CHS-3438 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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