Tugboat AMERICA being raised by derrick RELIANCE at Pier 14, New York City, June 11, 1896

gelatin print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, East River
1896-06-11
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 left "235"; handwritten on album page below picture "Tug 'AMERICA'/ Being raised by Dk. Reliance at Pier 14 E.R./ June 11th 1896." Ref: Norman Brouwer, 2010, "#235 derrick barge, apparently RELIANCE, raising sunken tugboat AMERICA at Pier 14, East River, June 11, 1896. Stick lighter TRENTON on right ."; see duplicate 2008.28.2.208 and related photographs 2008.28.2.218-219.


2008.28.3.23

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