Steamship MAYARI ashore at Hart Island, Bronx, NY, February 25, 1923
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Bronx County, Hart Island; USA, NY, Long Island Sound
4-3/4 x 6-3/4 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.5 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper right "7666", and on album page "S.S. 'MAYARI' ASHORE ON HART'S ISLAND FEB. 25, 1923 (LOW TIDE)"; port bow view of steamship MAYARI ashore at Hart Island, Bronx, NY, Long Island Sound; snow on ground, man standing on shore at bow; MAYARI owned by United Fruit Co, cargo was ballast, stranded due to bad ice conditions (from M-C&S wreck record); from original negative 1964.660.2650; see related photographs 2008.28.5.314-319.