Untitled, (Coos Bay Breaking through Ventura Wharf During Storm)

Image

20138.jpg

Title

Untitled, (Coos Bay Breaking through Ventura Wharf During Storm)

Identifier

20138 PC

Description

A real photo postcard depicting the Ventura Pier after the ship Coos Bay collided with it. A man is visible in the foreground surveying the damaged pier. The pier appears to be cut in half. Three men are visible on the other side of the cut looking at the damage. Portions of the wood decking are missing and debris is strewn around the surface of the pier.

Verso: Notation reading, "Coos Bay breaking through Ventura Wharf during storm"

Creator

Unknown

Date

No date

Format

Black and white postcard
15 x 10 cm

Subject

Wharves--Ventura

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Is Referenced By

MVC045 Collection of Ventura County postcards

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Untitled, (Coos Bay Breaking through Ventura Wharf During Storm),” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed April 13, 2024, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5702.