“After the Regatta”

I had hoped to share a sporting image here on the blog while the Summer Olympics were going on in Tokyo, but the two weeks went by so fast that I didn't manage it.  Since today is the day after the Olympics, it seems appropriate to share a stereoview titled After the Regatta.  Published by... Continue Reading →

In costume in New Bedford

An oar appears for the second time on this blog in this group tableau from New Bedford, Massachusetts.  The cabinet card was made at John O'Neil's studio in the Hastings' Building.  The girls are all wearing the same classical costume, with one resting her hand on the oar, suggesting it was a symbolic part of... Continue Reading →

A rowing party

I wish I could share some information about this group of young people holding oars and wearing paper hats.  They seem to be very close in age. Coincidentally, their hats look similar to the cloth one worn by Walter Kleckner in his 1898 portrait at the end of the post 'Kangarooing' at Camp Chickamauga.

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