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Title: Steamship KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE being towed from Hoboken, NJ, Pier Fire of June 30, 1900

Accession Number: 2008.28.3.113
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: gelatin print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NJ, Hoboken
Date: 1900-06-30
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; handwritten in negative lower left "722"; identified by Norman Brouwer, 2010, and Robert Gordon, 1993, as German passenger liner KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE under tow by 4 tugboats, being towed away from Hoboken Pier fire, June 30, 1900; see original negative 1964.660.96; see duplicate 2008.28.4.208.

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