Man carry person piggyback from surfboat to beach, probably after wreck of ferry COLLEGE POINT near North Brother Island, Bronx, NY, December 13, 190

gelatin silver print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Bronx County, North Brother Island
1901-12-13
paper
4 x 6 in.

Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten lower left "945"; spectators on beach watching man carry person piggyback from surfboat to beach, probably after wreck of ferry COLLEGE POINT in fog near North Brother Island, Bronx, New York, December 13, 1901; see related photographs 2008.28.4.397-403; see accession file for December 14, 1901, New York Times article about the wreck, and saving passengers and horses.


2008.28.4.397

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