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Title: Tugboat WALLACE B. FLINT alongside damaged tubgoat JAMES D. NICOL, East River, New York, July 10, 1894

Accession Number: 2008.28.2.16
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: cyanotype
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, Brooklyn; USA, NY, New York, East River
Date: 1894-07-10
Materials: paper
Description: Cyanotype in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on album page "Tug 'James D. Nichols' [sic] capsized & Sunk/ off the Highlands [NJ] June 24 1894./ Going on Dry Dock, 20th St Brooklyn/ July 10th 1894"; bow view of tugboat WALLACE B. FLINT alongside damaged tugboat JAMES D. NICOL, East River, New York; see related photograph 2008.28.2.19; see accession file for "New York Times" article June, 26, 1894, which describes overcrowded tugboat capsized off Seabright, NJ, of the 136 people aboard 16 drowned.

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