Storm Ahead!

PhotographerH.W. Schonewolf

CountryUnited States



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Boats, Harbors, Marine, Postal Photographic-Print Exchange Clubs, sailboats


Image Dimensions: 23.5 x 32.3 cm corner glued
Support Dimensions: 24.3 x 33.3 cm | sight: 28.5 x 36.2 cm | folder opened: 57.0 x 36.2 cm

An insurance underwriter by trade from Albany, New York, amateur photographer Henry W. Schonewolf (1870-1944)  was an active member of the Postal Photographic Club, where members exchanged a portfolio of photographs through the mails for enjoyment and criticism.


Storm Coming!, dating to at least 1906, when it was reproduced as a halftone in the July issue of the Photo Era and titled The Coming Storm, is a blue-toned carbon print entered in the Club’s portfolio for January, 1910.


-pasted Postal Camera Club white label on verso of folder 5.0 x 8.7 cm:


Name: HW Schonewolf
Title: Storm ahead!
No. 12
Portfolio for: Jan

print condition: discoloration to areas of print surface recto

Storm Ahead!