Derrick RELIANCE hoisting drowned cattle from sunk railroad car, Queens, NY, circa 1895

cyanotype

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Hunters Point; USA, NY, New York, Queens
circa 1895
paper
4-3/8 x 6-1/2 in.

Cyanotype in photograph album 2008.28.1; Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation Collection; handwritten on album page "No 7", and "Car load of 20 drowned/ cattle being hoisted by Derrick Reliance from/ Starins sunk in R.R,./ float at 8th St Hunters Point/ ???", and "DL&W RR float" [Delaware, Lackawanna & Wilmington Railroad]; and "no plate/ ???"; view of railroad car hoisted from river, Hunters Point, Queens, NY, circa 1895; see related photographs 2008.28.1.14-15.


2008.28.1.9

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