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Black-and-white photograph of the boat launch at the Seminole Hotel (1886-1902)and located on Lake Osceola. The boat in the photograph is the May B. and has Mr. Paige as one of its passengers. Inscription on back of photograph reads:and"Name of boat afterwards changed to 'Fanny Knowles.andand"According to information in the 'Winter Park Scapbook' compiled by Loring A. Chase, the whole statement is incorrect. 'The flagship 'Fanny Knowles' will run on Lakes Osceola, Virginia, and Mizell and her work will be supplemented by the trim little yacht 'Gussie' and 'May B.' p. 254 Nov. 11, 1887 Dorothy Shepherd Smith.and W.F. Paige was the current manager of the Seminole.




Seminole Hotel (Winter Park, Fla.) -- Photographs.; Hotels -- Florida -- Winter Park.; Boats and boating -- Florida -- Winter Park -- Photographs.; Black-and-white photography -- Florida -- Winter Park -- Photographs.; Osceola, Lake (Winter Park, Fla.) -- Photographs.

Subject-Personal Names

Paige, W.F.


Tourism -- Hotels


Winter Park (Fla.)


19th century

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Back of Postcard


Rollins College

Repository Collection

Archives and Special Collections

CFM Storyline

Tourism and Hotels



Size of Original Image

11 x 18 cm.

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information contact the respective holding institution.

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2005.

Digital Reproduction Specifications

This image was derived from an uncompressed TIFF image scanned at a minimum of 400 dpi.