Derrick EDGAR raising sunk steam yacht AZTEC off Halletts Point, Hell Gate, NY, July 4, 1894
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Queens, Hallets Point
4-3/8 x 6-3/8 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on album page "Yacht 'Aztec' struck by Stmr Sam Sloan drove ashore & sunk at Hallets Pt./ July 1st 1894 Raised by Derrick 'Edgar' July 4, 1894"; stern view of derrick EDGAR raising steam yacht AZTEC, spectators and Hell Gate Light Tower at Hallets Point in background; see related photographs 2008.28.2.31-34, 40, and duplicate 2008.28.3.10.