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A guide to the Experimental small craft sailing in the Oakland Estuary photographs, circa 1890
P07-006 (SAFR 23374)  
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Item No. 01.  Gaff rigged sloop: yacht, port broadside view, underway on San Francisco Bay, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 3.75 x 4.5 in., mounted on a 4.25 x 5.25 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

The number 49 has been attached to the mainsail, likely for a race. The headsail is also unfurled.
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Item No. 02.  Gaff rigged sloop: yacht, stern view, underway with six men aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in., mounted on a 4.25 x 5.25 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

All six men appear to be on sliding seats. Two additional men are in the foreground watching the vessel from a platform.
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Item No. 03.  Lateen rigged small boat: yacht, starboard broadside view, underway with two people aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in., mounted on a 4.25 x 5.25 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

A three-masted bark is anchored in the background, stern view.
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Item No. 04.  Lateen rigged small boat: yacht, port broadside view, underway with two people aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in., mounted on a 4.25 x 5.25 in. mat.
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Item No. 05.  Lateen rigged small boat: yacht, stern view, underway with two people aboard on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in., mounted on a 4.25 x 5.25 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

Two three-masted barks and one steamer are anchored in the background.
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Item No. 06.  Lateen rigged Whitehall boat, starboard bow view, underway on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in., mounted on a 4.25 x 5.25 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

The masts of an anchored three-masted bark are partially in view in the background. Two small crafts are also underway in the background.
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Item No. 07.  Lateen and gaff rigged small boats: yachts underway on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in., mounted on a 4.25 x 5.25 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

Four small craft are in view. A three-masted bark is anchored in the background, starboard quarter view.
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Item No. 08.  Lateen rigged small boat: yacht, starboard view, underway on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.75 x 6.75 in., mounted on a 6.5 x 9 in. mat. Photog. no. 7.

Scope and Content Note

The number 34 has been attached to the mainsail on the opposite side from view, likely for a race. The headsail is also unfurled. An Oakland Navy Yacht Club burgee (triangular flag with the letter "N") is attached to the end of the yard.
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Item No. 09.  Lateen rigged small boat: yacht, bow view, underway on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.75 x 6.5 in., mounted on a 5.5 x 9 in. mat. Photog. no. 5. "[...] be returned J.E. Bland, Alameda" is handwritten on the verso.

Scope and Content Note

The number 34 has been attached to the mainsail on the opposite side from view, likely for a race. The headsail is also unfurled. An Oakland Navy Yacht Club burgee (triangular flag with the letter "N") is attached to the end of the yard. The men aboard are hiked out on their sliding seats.
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Item No. 10.  Lateen rigged small boat: yacht, port broadside view, underway with four men aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.75 x 6.5 in., mounted on a 6.25 x 9 in. mat. Photog. no. 6.

Scope and Content Note

The mainsail and headsail are unfurled.
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Item No. 11.  Gaff rigged sloop: yacht with a Whitehall type hull and outriggers, port quarter view, underway with two men aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.5 x 6.25 in., mounted on a 6.25 x 8 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

One outrigger is on each side of the boat to create a trimaran. The mainsail, headsail, and topsail are unfurled. An unidentified bridge or wharf is in the background.
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Item No. 12.  Gaff rigged sloop: yacht with a Whitehall type hull and outriggers, starboard bow view, underway with two men aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.75 x 6.75 in., mounted on a 5.5 x 9.25 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

One outrigger is on each side of the boat to create a trimaran. The mainsail, headsail, and topsail are unfurled. One man is squatting atop the port side outrigger. An unidentified bridge or wharf is in the background.
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Item No. 13.  Gaff rigged sloop: yacht with a Whitehall type hull and outriggers, starboard bow view, underway with two men aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.5 x 6.5 in., mounted on a 6.25 x 8 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

One outrigger is on each side of the boat to create a trimaran. The mainsail, headsail, and topsail are unfurled.
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Item No. 14.  Gaff rigged sloop: yacht with a Whitehall type hull, port broadside view, underway with two men aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.75 x 6.75 in., mounted on a 6.25 x 8.5 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

The mainsail, headsail, and topsail are unfurled. An unidentified bridge or wharf is in the background.
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Item No. 15.  Gaff rigged sloop: yacht with a Whitehall type hull, starboard quarter view, underway with three men aboard, on the Oakland Estuary, California, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white albumen photographic print, 4.5 x 6.5 in., mounted on a 6.25 x 8 in. mat.

Scope and Content Note

The mainsail, headsail, and topsail are unfurled. An unidentified bridge or wharf is in the background.