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Title: Floating derrick RELIANCE raising tugboat AMERICA in East River, New York, NY, June 11, 1896

Accession Number: 2008.28.2.219
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, New York, East River
Date: 1896-06-11
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on album page "Derrick 'Reliance' raising tug 'America' Pier 16 & 17 E.R. June 11th 1896"; derrick RELIANCE raising tugboat AMERICA in East River, New York, NY, June 11, 1896, many spectators on street, Charles Griffen Storage warehouse in background; see duplicate 2008.28.4.98, and related photographs 2008.28.2.218 and 2008.28.3.23 (camera copy).

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