Title: Morris & Cummings Dredge No. 12 sunk off Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, June 29, 1898 |
Accession Number: 2008.28.3.53
Type: gelatin print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, Brooklyn, Erie Basin
Description: Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; printed in negative lower right "346", and handwritten at bottom "DERRICK MONARCH/ PREPARING TO RAISE MORRIS & CUMMINGS DREDGE NO. 12/ June 29, 1898"; handwritten on album page below picture "'MORRIS & CUMMINGS DREDGE NO. 12'/ Sunk off Erie Basin. Being raised by Dk. Monarch./ June 29, 1898"; Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY. Ref: Norman Brouwer, 2010: "#346 derrick barge MONARCH raising Morris & Cummings Dredge No. 12 off Erie Basin, Brooklyn, June 29, 1898. Canal boat converted to stick lighter assisting."; see duplicate print 1964.520.218; see related photograph 2008.28.4.90.
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