Floating derricks RELIANCE and MONARCH raising steamboat ROSEDALE, NYC, September 4, 1896
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation; Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
USA, NY, New York, East River
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 "241", and handwritten in negative at bottom "Steamboat 'Rosedale'/ being raised by Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co. at Broome St. E.R. Sept 4, 1896."; derrick barges RELIANCE and MONARCH on either side of submerged ROSEDALE; East River, New York City; see 1964.660.68 for original glass negative; see related photographs 2008.28.2.242-248, and 2008.28.3.25-26 for similar scene on previous day, Sept. 3, 1896.