Steamer ST. DUNSTAN on fire and sunk, tugboats alongside, Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, January 9, 1901
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Brooklyn, Erie Basin
4-3/8 x 6-3/8 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower left "783"; steamer ST. DUNSTAN on fire and sunk at Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, January 9, 1901; tugboats JOHN FULLER and ADELAIDE alongside; pier shed has also been destroyed and there is a sidewheel steamer IDLEWILD burned and sunk off the stern of the steamship. See original negative 1964.660.132; see duplicate print 2008.28.3.137 and related photographs 2008.28.4.263-265. See accession file for New York Times article of January 9, 1901.