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Motif Number 1

Bradley Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966
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Frames a quaint old harbor

Located on a pier that forms the Rockport harbor. This iconic red fishing shed makes for a great... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
dsj5777
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GREEN BAY
via mobile
It is iconic

And yes, we have one painting and a few professional photographs and many of our own pictures of... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Northern_Traveler00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“new england” (39 reviews)
“fishing shack” (7 reviews)
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Bradley Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Located on a pier that forms the Rockport harbor. This iconic red fishing shed makes for a great view or photograph. Access from Bear Skin Neck.

Thank dsj5777
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

And yes, we have one painting and a few professional photographs and many of our own pictures of Motif Number 1 around the house, but up close and personal it just doesn't give the same feeling. Maybe because it's surrounded by other buildings and piles...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

I lived in the area for years and fell in love with it all. I was always taking pictures but never making one for myself until I planned a move to Florida. It was then I knew it had captured me. My first completed attempt,...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Motif one is a picturesque old building that stands proudly marking Rockport Massachusetts harbor! The light hits it ( reflecting) just right making it a perfect portrait for artists!

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This iconic building is the most photographed and painted subject matter in Rockport and possibly on Cape Ann and the whole north shore. But don't shy away from it as a cliche! Go ahead and take a picture. Everyone does. My favorite time to see...More

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I've been to Rockport many times over the past 20 years and every time I go I ALWAYS go past Bradley Wharf. If you're in Rockport - you MUST pass this historical spot.

Thank Lorraine G
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I knew this was somewhere in Rockport, but I kept popping into shops and admiring the cute yards and houses. I had my camera and was busy taking pic of weather vanes and garden flowers when all of a sudden in my lensfinder I see...More

Thank BassSherpa
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Good to go and take a picture just to say you've been there, done that, but nothing else to it. You may need to search for parking if you want to actually walk to a picture-taking spot. Easily combined with Bearskin Neck visit -- same...More

Thank Julie32159
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Beautiful serene harbor front area in Rockport. This building is on more postcards that any in New England.

Thank jerdc
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Motif No 1 is really a must see. So much history and such a beautiful building and stunning view of the habor and ocean. We just sat on the bench and took in the view. The original building had lasted for a couple hundred years....More

Thank Matthew B
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