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Winning Bid: $180.00

Item condition: New


Starting Bid $150

Package Includes: Insider auction tour and photo shoot and signed copy of “Working Waterfront: A portrait of New Bedford’s Fishing Industry”

Donated by: Phil Mello Photography

Join renowned photographer and waterfront insider Phil Mello for an early morning photo shoot at the New Bedford Seafood Auction. See how Phil gets authentic shots of waterfront workers offloading the catch and receive a signed copy of Phil’s book, “Working Waterfront: A portrait of New Bedford’s Fishing Industry.”

Phil’s photographs have been exhibited locally at New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford Art Museum, and New Bedford Public Library.  Mello was the photographer on the Center’s 2016 Library of Congress Fellowship for which he documented shoreside workers in the New Bedford/Fairhaven fishing industry. Additionally, many of his images have been archived at the Library of Congress.  Mello works primarily using a Mamiya RZ 67 pro II camera with Kodak BW400cn Professional film.

Total Bids Placed:

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Highest bidder was: b****e

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
b****e September 26, 2022 1:58 pm $180.00
Auction started September 20, 2022 12:00 pm

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