Boudoir photograph, 5 1/4" x 8 1/2". Broadside view of the Steamer Island Home. Baldwin Cookidge, photographer, Boston, Mass paste on label on verso.
In 1855 the Nantucket and Cape Cod Steamboat Company purchased the steamer Island Home. From stem to stern she measured 184 feet and weighed 536 tons. For 41 years the Island Home ferried passengers, goods and mail between Nantucket and Cape Cod. She sank off Rhode Island in 1902 after 6 years as a work barge
Some minor dampstaining along the mount edges, o/w Fine condition.
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