US Revenue Cutter WASHINGTON sunk in New York Bay, February 27, 1893
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York Bay
4-3/8 x 6 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.1; Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation Collection; handwritten on album page "U.S. Revenue Cutter 'Washington'/ sunk at Battery", and on photograph "No 78"; starboard bow view of USRC WASHINGTON listing to port alongside floating derrick at wharf, New York, NY; see accession file for "New York Times" February 28, 1893, article describing collision of WASHINGTON and Pennsylvania Railroad ferry ANNEX NO. 3 on February 27, 1893; see camera copy 2008.28.1.158.