Floating derrick RELIANCE raising tugboat AMERICA in East River, New York, NY, June 11, 1896
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, East River
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 "Derrick 'Reliance' raising tug 'America' Pier 16 & 17 E.R. June 11th 1896"; derrick RELIANCE raising tugboat AMERICA in East River, New York, NY, June 11, 1896, many spectators on street, Charles Griffen Storage warehouse in background; see related photographs 2008.28.2.219 and 2008.28.3.23.