A middle-aged woman stands under the blazing heat of the sun as she looks up and gazes at something in the sky. Her hand hovers over her face to shade her eyes from the blinding rays of the sun. She is wearing glasses and a hat and is dressed in a dark, long coat despite the harsh sunshine. Behind her is a small pine tree, as well as several other trees in the background. Not far behind the woman, which may belong to her or her family.
From the collection of Fred Bodin of Gloucester MA. Fred was a long time resident and well-known photographer of Gloucester and had one of the best private collections of New England nautical photographs in private hands. Fred was a photojournalist having graduated with this degree from Syracuse University and worked for Yankee Magazine. Fred passed away in 2016 and HIP purchased his collection from his estate.
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