Schooner ONLY SON sunk, derrick EDGAR alongside, at Long Island City, NY, July 1895
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, East River; USA, NY, New York, Queens, Long Island City
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on album page "Dk 'Edgar' raising Schr 'Only Son' at Bounty's Cove July 1895"; starboard view of sunken schooner ONLY SON (bt. 1853 or 1865) with derrick EDGAR alongside, Morton Bros. Cut Stone Contractor building visible in background, Bounty's Cove, Long Island City, NY; see accession file for New York Times article, July 24, 1895, describing yacht NEAERA running into schooner ONLY SON; see related photographs 2008.28.2.134, 139-141.