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Title: Raising bark LA ESCOCOESA sunk off Robbins Reef Light, NJ, March 23, 1899

Accession Number: 2008.28.4.37
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, New York Bay
Date: 1899-03
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; capsized bark LA ESCOCESA being raised by salvage vessels, after collision with tugboat MCCALDIN BROS., off Robbins Reef Light, New York Bay, March 23, 1899; handwritten in negative lower left "526"; see related photographs 2008.28.4.25-26, 28-30, 32-33, 35-41; see accession file for account of suit brought by McCaldin Bros. Company.

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