If I Were a Carpenter
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Portsmouth carpenters playing Dominoes / Strawbery Banke Archive
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HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #85

They were friends for 80 years. These four former Portsmouth carpenters are caught here playing dominoes behind a home on Salter Street. The candid photo was taken prior to a more formal shot that appeared in the Portsmouth Herald in the winter of 1908. The four childhood friends are, from left to right, Daniel Mason, J. Wiley Coleman, Edward J. Moulton and George P. Abbott.

 

 

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Elders playing dominoes in winter / Strawbery Banke Archive

From HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH
Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
by James L. Garvin & Susan Grigg, Peter Randall Publisher
(c) Strawbery Banke Museum . All rights reserved

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Detail of photo above (c) Strawbery Banke Archive