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Title: Tugboat BERTHA being raised by derrick RELIANCE at the Battery, New York, NY, December 1891

Accession Number: 2008.28.1.4
Type: cyanotype
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1891-12
Materials: paper
Description: Cyanotype in photograph album 2008.28.1; Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation Collection; handwritten on album page "Tug Bertha being/ raised by Derrick/ Reliance Dec 91"; view of BERTHA's pilothouse just above water, tugboats in background, spectators on wharf, 2 men in rowboat assisting with pulley from derrick; see related photographs 2008.28.1.3-4 and 2008.28.1.10.

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