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Catalog Number D.II.056
Caption Ladies at Ros Point 1890's
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 Captain 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 -08-4, 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 1890s c.
Photographer Unknown - Reproduced by Glenn Davis
Subjects People
Place - Anacortes, WA
Recreation
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk
People DAVIS, Glenn A.
FUNK, Wallie Valentine [Sr.]
GILBERT, Catherine Matheson
MATHESON, John A., Captain
MATHESON, Flora
MATHESON, Josephine
QUINBY, Frank Jr.
QUINBY, Frank Sr.
WELLS, William Virgil, Sr., Mayor/Attorney
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Rose Point
beach
lady
girl
rowboat
Object Name Print, Photographic