Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1994.108.031
Collection Macmurphy Thatcher Family Collection
Description Print from glassplate negative. Two men and four women are standing on the landing of a houseboat. The two men are to the side of the houseboat and are dressed in dark suits and wearing hats. The four women are at the front of the houseboat. They are wearing dark long dresses and large hats. There is an early bicycle leaning against the house behind one of the women. A Saint Bernard is to the left of the women. In the water is a row boat with two people in it. There is a small canopy above the two people. In the distance is industrial looking equipment. Records indicate the man with the cap and beard is Robert Thatcher. The others are unidentified. There is significant damage throughout the image which replicates damage to the glassplate negative.
Date 1890 circa
Print size 7.00" x 5.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1994.108