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Kenrick A.Claflin & Son

2617. (photo) Provincetown Life Saving Service related.

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2617. (photo) Provincetown Life Saving Service related.

2617. (photo) Provincetown Life Saving Service related. Early photo on postcard paper of gentleman standing in front of a sign reading “Parties Made Up Here Life Saving Stations”. Commonly during Victorian times, summer visitors looked forward to a trip to the local life-saving station to visit with the men and to observe them as they drilled with their equipment. Here visitors waited for the carriages that would take them to the station. Image measures 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″, on postcard paper. Light wear and foxing. (G+). $26.