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Catalog Number WF 0804.A,B
Caption Picnic at Rose Point
Description Women and children enjoy the beach at Rose Point on the Guemes Channel, located at the foot of T Avenue. Catherine Matheson Gilbert, born c. 1895, is sitting on the rock in the water at far left. She was the daughter of Cpt. John and Josephine Matheson. John Matheson pioneered the Anacortes codfish industry; see WF 0390. The girl in the bow of the boat is the Matheson's daughter Flora, born c. 1891. Members of the Quinby family are also in the photo. Frank Quinby, Sr., was an Anacortes attorney in partnership with W.V. Wells; see WF 0756. Frank Quinby, Jr., is in the this photo with his mother. In a 6-11-1957, ANACORTES AMERICAN article, he was photographed by Wallie V. Funk holding this photo, WF 0804, and pointing out himself and his mother; they are the woman and young child sitting on the beach in the center rear of this photo. See this 1957 photo for Frank Quinby, Jr., in Funk's 1950-2002 photos.
Date 1897 c.
Photographer unknown
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Recreation
People
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People GILBERT, Catherine Matheson
MATHESON, Flora
QUINBY, Frank Sr.
QUINBY, Frank Jr.
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms beach
Rose Point
picnic
Object Name Print, Photographic