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Fields Point
  • Boats, Bodies of water, Cityscapes, Piers & wharves, Steeples
  • 1900
  • View south from Field's Point, a grassy hill descending to the water, with docks, houses, and other buildings seen across a small cove.
Edgewood Beach
  • Beaches, Bodies of water, Recreation, Summer
  • 1900
  • View down the length of a beach, showing crowds of people on the shore and in the water. Houses are seen on the shore in the background.
Edgewood Beach
  • Beaches, Bodies of water, Recreation, Summer
  • 1900
  • View down the length of a beach, showing crowds of people on the shore and in the water. Houses are seen on the shore in the background.
SS General
  • Boats, Bodies of water, Piers & wharves, Steamboats
  • 1900
  • View toward the water from a dock of sailboats and the SS General, a steamboat on the Newport - Wickford line.
Bristol Lighthouse
  • 1900
  • Image shows the Bristol Ferry Light on Bristol Point. Photograph was taken from the water.
New York Yacht Club
  • Boats, Bodies of water, Piers & wharves, Sailboats, Yacht clubs, Yachts
  • 1900
  • View from the water of New York Yacht Club Station Number 6 on a pier. A sailboat is seen docked next to the club, and a wholesale fish market is behind the boat.
Field's Point, Providence
  • 1900
  • A view of Field's Point in Providence in winter. Images includes a pier and a group of wooden buildings and telephone poles along the water.
Providence River
  • Bodies of water, Piers & wharves, Ships
  • 1900
Sir Thomas Lipton's Erin, Newport
  • 1900
  • Image shows a small boat tied to the Erin in the water near Newport.
Canoe House
  • Boathouses, Bodies of water, Canoes, Recreation
  • 1900
Richard Borden (Steamer)
  • Boats, Bodies of water, Churches, Steamboats
  • 1900
  • From the printed description on the photograph: "This photo shows the head of navigation (end of navigable waters) on the Providence River about 1900. The steamer in the center foreground is the Richard Borden, which ran between Providence and Fall
Sir Thomas Lipton's Erin, Newport
  • 1900
  • Image shows Sir Thomas Lipton's steamship the Erin in water near Newport. Smaller boats are in background left. A smaller boat is tied to the Erin.