Derrick MONARCH preparing to raise steamboat ERICSSON, Delaware River, February 16, 1898
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation; Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
USA, Delaware River
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; handwritten in negative lower left "380", and "DERRICK 'MONARCH'/ PREPARING TO RAISE STEAMBOAT 'ERRICSON' [sic.]/ SUNK IN DELAWARE RIVER FEBY 16, 1898", and printed lower right "COMPLIMENTS OF/ MERRITT & CHAPMAN DERRICK & WRECKING/ CO./ 27 WILLIAM ST."; submerged steamboat ERICSSON and derrick MONARCH.