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George W. W. Bartlett (1854-1932)
Sailboat drifting on the Merrimack River
Glass Plate, negative
Haverhill Public Library
Courtesy of the Trustees of the Haverhill Public Library, Special Collections Department, Haverhill History Collection, Call number : HL6.2 Senter G5x7 22-31, Catalog Number: 31479006438492
Sailboat drifting on the Merrimack River, moving from right to left; sloop with mainsail, staysail and jib up. Several people are in the aft of the boat and the anchor is raised above the water on the bow. Shore with trees and a house or shed on the right, far shore in the background. Location not identified, possibly Haverhill. Small paper label on reverse with number: 29. Photo by George W. W. Bartlett, titled "Drifting on the Merrimack," probably early 20th century.
(Pers. comm. Dana Gee, Photograph Digitization Project Cataloger, Special Collections, Haverhill Public Library, 7 July 2018) "George W. W. Bartlett (1854-1932) who made the sailboat image was a prolific local Haverhill photographer, we have many of his architectural photos."