Contributed by Abbe Museum
Frank Loring is pictured here, with unidentified boy, sitting by boat shed just west of the Bar Harbor steamboat wharf, around 1890. Loring would rent out canoes to rusticators, or take them out on guided canoe trips around Frenchman's Bay.
While Loring was a many of many talents, entertainer, medicine man and hunter to name a few, he also spent many summers renting canoes to rusticators, often with himself or his son Mitchell as paddler and guide.
About This Item
- Title: Frank "Big Thunder" Loring, Bar Harbor, ca. 1890
- Creator: Bryant Bradley
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Location: Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
- Media: Stereograph
- Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 17 cm
- Collection: Private collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Canoes--Maine--Bar Harbor
- Penobscot Indians
- Indians of North America--Maine--Penobscot Indians
- Indians of North America
- Piers & wharves--Maine--Bar Harbor
For more information about this item, contact:Abbe Museum
26 Mount Desert Street, PO Box 286, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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