Charles A. Fenner's Patent Folding Boat

Mystic River, CT, circa 1876

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Description

Collodion stereograph glass negative, by Everett A. Scholfield, circa 1876; Mystic, CT; view of Cottrell Street across the river; in foreground is Charles A. Fenner's patent folding boat. Primary business of Fenner (active 1872-1883) was manufacturing folding cradles and toy cribs; he eventually sold the business to Isaac D. Clift.