"River Steamer No. 12 COLONEL POND Launching"
silver gelatin printPHOTOGRAPHS
USA, WI, Milwaukee
paper; linen backing
overall: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Silver gelatin print on linen backing; photograph of the sideways launching of River Steamer No. 12 COLONEL POND (built 1920), large industrial building is on left, boat is mid-launching in center with several flags visible, scaffolding is seen on right with workman sitting midway up; handwritten on bottom left "Jos. Brown/ photo"; handwritten on bottom right "River Steamer No. 12 Colonel Pond/ Launching/ April14-1920 ~ Contr. 3-CR-1918/ Fabricated Ship Corporation/ Milwaukee, Wis."; stamped on back "JOS. BROWN/ COMMERCIAL/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ 5803 LISBON AVENUE/ MILWAUKEE, WIS."