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Title The Wade boys on the River (1)
Date 06/27/1931
Year Range from 1921
Year Range to 1930
Description Three boys relax on the banks of the Millstone River on a bright, sunny June day. The boys are Elton's nephews, George H., Alan T. and, his namesake, Elton Leslie Wade. The poses in this picture are different from those in 2009.1.1612, 2009.1.1613 and 2009.1.2417. George is fishing while Alan naps under his hat and Leslie stares at the canal.

This photo is a companion piece to Elton H.L. Wade's most notable photograph. It also showed the boys on the riverbank and was submitted to an international contest sponsored by Eastman Kodak. Elton won the first prize of $100. That photograph was featured in a full-page ad on the back cover of the Saturday Evening Post on July 2, 1932.
People Wade, Alan T.
Wade, E. Leslie
Wade, George H.
Place Middlebush, NJ
Photographer Wade, Elton H. L.
Object Name Negative, Sheet Film
Object ID 2009.1.133
Other number 364
Film Size 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Subjects Boys
Contest photographs
Millstone River (N.J.)
Wade family
Search Terms Contest photographs
Millstone River (N.J.)
Wade family
Orig/copy Original
Copyright Public Domain
Collection Elton H. L. Wade Photograph Collection