S.S. SAINT PAUL, steam ship underway circa 1900

glass negative

PHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Burton, James
1887 - 1913
glass
10 x 8 in

8x10 glass plate negative photographed by James Burton circa 1900. Image of the 535.5' W. Cramp & Sons steam ship S.S. SAINT PAUL (built 1895) leaving the dock in New York City. Visible in image: starboard bow view of steam ship pulling away from dock, decks and docks crowded with people waving, crew is on bow working, "SAINT PAUL" written on side, black funnels with white band signifies an American Lines vessel from 1892-1925, "UNITED STATES / MAIL" flag and flag with Eagle fly from aftmost mast, in background is Statue of Liberty, sail and motor vessels. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "B 379 / ST PAUL / 1 for Friday morn.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


ST PAUL steamship
B.1984.187.379

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



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