Illustrations from "The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States"

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1262]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1262

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Summary

Two illustrations: "Weighing Halibut on a George's-man" and illustration of man diving for a sea turtle with signature "H.W. Elliott del. 1883." From George Brown Goode's "The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States" [1887]. Full title of plates from book: "Plate 235. The Turtle Fishery. Diving for loggerhead turtle; Morehead City, N. C. Drawing by H.W. Elliott." "Plate 20. The Fresh Halibut Fishery. Weighing and selling halibut on deck of George's Bank hand-line cod schooner. These vessels often catch halibut while fishing for cod. Drawing by H. W. Elliott and Capt. J.W.Collins, 1882."

Subject

  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • United States National Museum
  • United States Fish Commission

Notes

USNM No. 1262

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1262

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1880
  • 1880s

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  • No Known Copyright

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Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1262]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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