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Finding Aid to the Ophelia (Built 1863; Bark, 3M) Postcard, circa 1907-1939
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  • Indexing Terms
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  • Summary

    Title: Ophelia (built 1863; bark, 3m) postcard,
    Date: circa 1907-1939
    Collection No: P05-020
    Creator: Marine Exchange Inc.

    Extent: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (Calif.)
    Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, California 94123
    Abstract: This is a single black-and-white photographic postcard of a marine painting of the bark OPHELIA.
    Physical Location: Historic Documents Department
    Language: In English.

    Indexing Terms

    The following are indexing terms related to the description of this collection.
    Ophelia (built 1863; bark, 3m)

    Marine painting


    Photographic prints

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    This collection is open for research.

    Access Information

    Condition Restrictions

    There are no restrictions based on the condition of this material. However, you should be aware that access to collection material is always at the discretion of NPS curatorial staff if the condition warrants restricting the access and handling of the collection items at any time.

    Conditions of Use

    The San Francisco Maritime NHP possesses physical property rights through ownership of the materials. However, copyright may reside with the individual or corporate body responsible for the creation of the materials, or with their heirs. It is the user's responsibility to respect the provisions of the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission to reproduce or publish from this collection must be secured by the user from the copyright holders.
    Preferred Citation
    [Item title or description including date]. Ophelia (built 1863; bark, 3m) postcard, P05-020. [Location within collection organization identified by container number, series number, file unit number, or item number]. Historic Documents Department, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Processing/Project Information

    Processing and Cataloging
    Processed by Charles Miller and completed 4/27/2005.
    ANCS+ Catalog No. SAFR 20708.

    The collection is cataloged in the National Park Service (NPS) Automated National Catalog System (ANCS+). A portion of the ANCS+ catalog record can be viewed on the NPS Museum Collections on the Web Catalog by searching on the catalog number 20708 at http://www.museum.nps.gov/safr/page.htm. Do not include the acronym "SAFR" in the search.

    Administrative Information


    Historical Note

    The three-masted bark OPHELIA was built in Glasgow in 1863, and owned by C. T. Bowring & Co.

    Custodial History

    The items were donated to the San Francisco Maritime Museum by the Marine Exchange on January 17, 1958. The materials were accessioned into the National Park Service when the museum was made a unit of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GOGA-735) and then were transferred to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park after the establishment of the new park in 1989 (SAFR-1).


    Accession number SAFR-00001.

    Administrative Information

    Scope and Content

    This is a single black-and-white photographic postcard of a marine painting of the bark OPHELIA.
    The back of the postcard has space for correspondence as well as address so likely dates after 1907.


    No arrangement.