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
4-1/2 x 6-5/8 in.

Cyanotype in photograph album 2008.28.1; Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation Collection; handwritten on album page "No 11", and "Derrick Reliance/ hoisting ten car loads/ of drowned cattle from Star[ins D.L.& W.] RR/ flo[ats] ??? at 8th St/ Hun[ters Point] ???" [photograph 2008.28.1.13 glued on top of inscription]; derrick RELIANCE hoisting Delaware, Lackawanna & Wilmington Railroad car from Starin Transportation Co.; square rigged vessels in background; Hunters Point, Queens, New York, circa 1895; see related photographs 2008.28.1.9, 15.


2008.28.1.14

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