Tag Archives: Detroit Publishing Co.

Found on the Web: Rockport Harbor, 1905

Here is a 1905 view of Rockport harbor, shot from the steeple of the Congregational Church. Click on the image for an enlarged view. I believe this is from the Detroit Publishing Company, many of whose images were reproduced as … Continue reading

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North Atlantic Squadron in Bay, Rockport, Mass., 1906

Above you see both the postcard and the original photograph on which it was based. The view looks out over White Wharf at the U.S. Navy’s North Atlantic Squadron, which was a regular summer visitor to Rockport for many years. … Continue reading

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A Cape Ann Fisherman and Dory, 1905

Here is another view of what looks to be the same fisherman pictured in this postcard from the same publisher. Both postcards are from the Detroit Publishing Company and are dated 1905. (See other Detroit Publishing postcards here and here.) … Continue reading

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Annisquam Light, Gloucester, Mass., 1904

Forgive me this trespass into Gloucester and out of Rockport, but this photograph of the Annisquam Light is so beautiful I could not resist the temptation. Here you see both the postcard and the original image on which it was … Continue reading

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The Harbor, Rockport, Mass., 1906

Here you see a 1906 postcard of Rockport harbor, published by Detroit Publishing Co., and below it the actual photograph that was the source of the postcard’s image. The photograph is from the Library of Congress collection. The Detroit Publishing … Continue reading

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A Cape Ann Fisherman, 1905

This hand-colored picture of a Cape Ann fisherman is based on the black and white photograph shown to the right. It was taken sometime between 1900 and 1905 for the Detroit Publishing Company, which published this postcard in 1905. The … Continue reading

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