Image Archive



Detailed Record


Title: Steamer ST. DUNSTAN on fire and sunk, tugboats alongside, Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, January 9, 1901

Accession Number: 2008.28.4.265
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, Brooklyn, Erie Basin
Date: 1901-01-09
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower left "783"; steamer ST. DUNSTAN on fire and sunk at Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, January 9, 1901; tugboats JOHN FULLER and ADELAIDE alongside; pier shed has also been destroyed and there is a sidewheel steamer IDLEWILD burned and sunk off the stern of the steamship. See original negative 1964.660.132; see duplicate print 2008.28.3.137 and related photographs 2008.28.4.263-265. See accession file for New York Times article of January 9, 1901.

Mystic Seaport Image ID m448578    Information regarding reproductions