Title: Whaling Bark BARTHOLOMEW GOSNOLD at New Bedford Wharf with Insert of Man's Bust Figurehead |
Accession Number: 1973.899.54
Description: Black and white photograph of whaling bark BARTHOLOMEW GOSNOLD. Port bow view of vessel at wharf, starboard to wharf. Sails removed, hull paint flaking badly. Visible is figurehead of man's bust. White painted gunports. Oval insert photograph attached at right: it is detail of that figurehead of man's bust, armless and clean-shaven. Printed below photograph: "The figurehead at right was on the bark BARTHOLOMEW GOSNOLD / built in 1832. The accompanying picture shows this old whaler / at a New Bedford wharf."
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