Steamship GERMANIC sunk at pier, New York, NY, February, 1899
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York
4-3/8 x 5-3/4 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower left "LOOKING AFT S/S 'GERMANIC'./ FEB. 11, 1899./ COMPLIMENTS OF MERRITT & CHAPMAN D. & W. Co." and "511" handwritten in ink lower right; ice-covered 4-masted steamship GERMANIC at wharf, men climbing rigging; duplicate of 2008.28.3.84; see related photographs 2008.28.4.1-22, 24, 27, 44, 46 and 2008.28.3.83-87; see accession file for account of GERMANIC sinking in Hudson River, New York, covered with ice after North Atlantic storm, February, 1899.