Gloucester, Mass – Clam Diggers, circa 1907

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Composition and color combine in this postcard to make a simple scene visually striking. The postcard has no date, but its publisher, The Hugh C. Leighton Co. of Portland, Maine, was in business only from 1906-1909. So it is fair to estimate that this view is from roughly 1907.

As for the location of this scene, I welcome any suggestions. Looks to me like somewhere along the Annisquam River, near Wingaersheek Beach.

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One Response to Gloucester, Mass – Clam Diggers, circa 1907

  1. Mary K. in Rockport says:

    I find this blog immensely interesting and am glad you do it. I wondering if you have any photos of our old house? Email me!

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