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Clam diggers and their shanties, "Joppa", Newburyport, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
Clam diggers and their shanties, "Joppa", Newburyport, Mass.
Description:
Black and white postcard depicts a row of cottages or "shanties" near the shore. Men and boys, identified as "clam diggers," sit on benches outside the shanties. The road going through the community includes trolley tracks and clam baskets can be seen in front of several of the shanties.
Publisher:
Rotograph Co. (New York)
Date:
1905
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Photographs
Genre:
postcards
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
laborers
men (male humans)
boys
shanties (songs)
Clams
Clamming
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Joppa
MassachusettsEssex (county)Newburyport
Extent:
1 postcard; 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
191155
Call #:
PC001.03.01.TMP.033