Steamer LIZZIE HENDERSON sunk after fire, Hudson River, New York, NY, August 1896

gelatin silver print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York
1896-08
paper
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 "'Lizzie Henderson' sunk off Pier 1 N.R."; sunken steamer LIZZIE HENDERSON in Hudson River, New York, NY, August 1896; see accession file for New York Times article August 12, 1896, for report of fire aboard the vessel with cargo of hay and other flammable material.


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