Rockport Then and Now — Motif No. 1

Three Fishermen of Cape Ann

Here is another “then and now” image created by my son, Ben Ambrogi, by fusing a scene from an old postcard with the same scene as it looks today. For another “then and now” image, see Rockport Then and Now — In a Single Image.

In this one, he used a circa 1942 postcard, Three Fishermen of Cape Ann, published by Rockport Photo Bureau and probably photographed by Virginia Cleaves Little. He merged it into a photo he shot, trying to capture the perspective (and tide) as closely as possible.

As you can see from the original below, he kept the boats, parts of the wharf as it was then, and the people going into the old Motif No. 1. (The building was destroyed in the Blizzard of 1978 and a replica was built later that year.)

Three-Fishermen-of-Cape-Ann

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5 Responses to Rockport Then and Now — Motif No. 1

  1. Mary K. in Rockport says:

    Love these – good job.

  2. Scott Mangarpan says:

    I think this may be Tuna wharf, not the Motif.

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