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Title: Steamer TALISMAN sunk in East River, NY, January 23, 1901

Accession Number: 1964.660.135
Type: gelatin glass negative
Maker: Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
Place: USA, NY, New York, Kings, Newtown Creek
Date: 1901-01-23
Materials: glass
Description: Gelatin glass negative of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co., New York; neg #787; steamer TALISMAN sunk in East River off Mouth of Newtown Creek, January 23, 1901 [identified on print 2008.28.3.138 from this negative; similar view 2008.28.3.139]; visible salvage craft include steamer I. J. MERRITT, derrick barges MONARCH and RELIANCE, and barge RICHARD [ref: Norman Brouwer, 2010]; see 1964.660.95, 97-114, 117-122, 126-129, 134-138, 5063-5064, 5071-5072; see 2008.28.4.261 from this negative.

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