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Title: CHARLES W. WETMORE of Buffalo at lock wall in Sault St. Marie

Accession Number: 2001.127.16
Type: photograph
Maker: Bell, W. J.
Place: USA, MI, Sault Sainte Marie
Materials: paper
Description: Photograph; albumen print mounted on black board with rounded corners, gold border around edge; three-quarter port view of whaleback freighter CHARLES W. WETMORE (built 1891) at dock in Sault Sainte Marie, name visible on bow is "CHARLES W. WETMORE OF BUFFALO", large American flag flying from bow in proportion to men on dock; printed on bottom "W. J. Bell,", "Photo" and "Sault, Mich."; printed on back "W. J. BELL,/ Landscape/ AND/ Portrait Photographer./ THE LEADING CITY ARTIST/ PROPRIETOR BAY CITY AND ELITE STUDIOS./ 67 AND 13-1/2 PORTAGE AVE." followed by numbered list of 46 photographs available; printed at bottom "View of both Soos from Bridge showing Rapids; View of both/ Old and New Fort Brady; all Public Buildings; View of Macki-/ nac Island, Superior and many others, aggregating 1,000 views/ that space will not allow to be enumerated. Views of any boat/ taken since 1886 can be had by addressing/ W. J. BELL, SAULT STE. MARINE, MICH./ Correspondence Solicited. P.O. BOX 386./ SOO NEWS ELECTRIC PRINT". This photograph is presumed to be "34 View Steam Cigar Boat."

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