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Burns, Milton J.
sheet: 12-1/8 x 9-5/8 in.; image: 5-1/4 x 4-1/8 in.
Photo-engraving, half tone, engraver's proof of illustration by Milton J. Burns; man standing on side of sailing vessel, possibly capsized or on the verge of being capsized, with line around his waist leading to men on his right and left, leaning to right, probably in the midst of abandoning ship; signed in the plate lower left "BurnS./ -1901-"; handwritten number in upper right "18550". See also 2001.12.26 and 2001.12.44, similarity of handwritten numbers suggests may be part of a series.