Steamer TALISMAN sunk in East River off Mouth of Newtown Creek, January 23, 1901
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Kings, Newtown Creek
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 "790"; handwritten on album page below "STEAMER 'TALISMAN'/ Sunk in East River off Mouth of Newtown Cr/ January 23, 1901."; visible salvage craft include steamer I. J. MERRITT, derrick barges MONARCH and RELIANCE, and barge RICHARD of Hartford [ref: Norman Brouwer, 2010]; see duplicate 2008.28.4.266 and similar view 2008.28.3.138.