3 Items in This Collection
1) [Launching of the Doris Hamlin, Harrington, Maine 1919] Negative
16mm b&w reduction negative made at John E. Allen, Inc. // Preservation paid for by Meserve and White. // Footage of the four-masted schooner Doris Hamlin being launched at the Frye-Fly...   more
2) [Launching of the Doris Hamlin, Harrington, Maine 1919] Release Print
16mm b&w reduction print made at John E. Allen, Inc. // Preservation paid for by Meserve and White. // Footage of the four-masted schooner Doris Hamlin being launched at the Frye-Flynn...   more
3) [Launching of the Doris Hamlin, Harrington, Maine 1919]
NITRATE // Footage of the four-masted schooner Doris Hamlin being launched at the Frye-Flynn boatyard in Harrington. The ship is eased into the water from a ramp at the boatyard. Scenes...   more
Frye Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. print.
Summary
Collection contains unedited footage, [Launching of the Doris Hamlin, Harrington, Maine 1919], showing the launching of a four-masted schooner. A woman with large bouquet of flowers, possibly the wife of the ship owner, is prominent in the ceremony.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Edna Frye's father-in-law, Edwin M. Frye, owned the shipyard where the film was taken in 1919. Footage from the film was used by David Clark, Inc. in the 1990 documentary "Tales of Wood and Water."
People and Organizations
Edwin M. Frye
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