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Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950

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Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950

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In this image two South Bristol fishermen sit on Irving Clifford's dock on the eastern Gut, mending cotton fishing nets by hand in preparation for the next ground fishing catch. Note the cork floats attached to the edges of the nets. The individual on the left is Henry Jones, one of South Bristol's best-known fishermen.

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  • Title: Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950
  • Creation Date: circa 1950
  • Subject Date: circa 1950
  • Local Name: eastern Gut
  • Town: South Bristol
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: black and white photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 8.9 x 11.8
  • Local Code: none
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

South Bristol Historical Society
P. O. Box 229, South Bristol, ME 04568
(207) 644-1584
http://www.southbristolhistoricalsociety.org

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