Digital Commonwealth

Breeches buoy in action, location unknown, undated

Item Information

Title:
Breeches buoy in action, location unknown, undated
Description:
This full color postcard depicts the rescue device "breeches buoy" in action. A breeches buoy would be deployed from one ship to another or from shore to rescue persons trapped in wrecks. In addition to the rescue device there are two carriages depicted in the sand.
Date:
1922
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Photographs
Genre:
postcards
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
beaches
carriages (vehicles)
sand
Lifesaving
Extent:
1 postcard; 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Identifier:
189836
Call #:
PC001.03.02.TMP.002