Bark EMMA T. CROWELL after fire off Fire Island, New York, July 19, 1894

gelatin print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Fire Island
1894-07-19
paper
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.

Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; printed in negative lower right "110" and lower left "BARK 'EMMA T. CROWELL' BURNT OF[F] FIRE ISLAND/ July 19, 1894"; handwritten on album page below picture "Bark 'EMMA T. CROWELL'./ After being towed in from off Fire Island where she was burnt to/ the waters edge. Captain, wife, & crew having escaped./ July 19th 1894." Steam lighter HUSTLER and derrick barge EDGAR bringing in sailing ship EMMA T. CROWELL, burned to the waterline off Fire Island, Long Island, July 19, 1894.


2008.28.3.11

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