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Whalley Masonic Museum Photographs


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About the Whalley Masonic Museum Photograph collection:

Sixty-four images (28 copy negatives and 36 additional contact prints) copied from the original 4 x 5 glass negatives in the collection of the Whalley Masonic Museum in Portsmouth, N.H.. These include images of North Conway, the seacoast, including Durham, Exeter, Hampton, the Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Subjects include the circus, parades, boats, buildings, fishing, and logging. The negatives and contact prints are housed in a binder in the Reading Room.

Folder Listing:

The twenty eight copy negatives, each with their corresponding contact print, are arranged as follows:

Church (The Old School)
Circus, elephant (Barnum Circus)
Coal packet at E. R. R.
Congress St. from Warrick Club
Durham Brickyard September 16, 1891
Exeter Mill
Fire station
Four Tree Island
Hampton Beach, October 6, 1897
Hampton Beach, Bay View House October 6, 1897
Isles of Shoals, Appledore House
Isles of Shoals, Group on Star Island
North Conway, pony cart
North Conway, depot
North Conway, Coaching parade (2 photographs)
North Conway, Kearsarge Hotel
Schooner Bronson
Schooner W. T. Burroughs (taken from Newton’s store)
Schooner Palmer
Shipwreck in harbor
View from Spring Market
Woods, John and hack

Contact prints without copy negatives:

Chair – 216 years old
Circus, tiger (Barnum Circus)
Hackett, Wallace House September l, 1896
Hampton Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Weeks October 6, 1897
Horse drawn carriage
House(s) (3 different contact prints)
House under construction (2 different contact prints)
Kelley, J. and fish
Lake, crowd at
Lake, group on
Locomotive, steam
Log pile in river
Man, unidentified, seated
Man, unidentified, standing in front of tent
Marion’s horse
Parade (2 different contact prints)
Portsmouth no. 5. Chemical fire engine
Portsmouth and Kittery Bridge and schooner (taken May 9, 1890)
Railroad siding
Show poster of dancing girls “Davy Jones” “Sons of Tim Tom Fogo”
Store, decorated [Pitman's Cleansing Mixture]
Store interior
Tower at Halifax, A. W. Susmann
Vessels at North End from Spring Market
Wayside Inn October 15, 1897
Wayside Inn sign October 15, 1897
Yacht, steam

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