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Catalog Number 1952.199.001
Object Name Lithograph
Title Detroit in 1820, with View of "Walk-In-The-Water"
Scope & Content One lithograph entitled "Detroit in 1820, With View of 'Walk-In-The-Water.'" The lithograph is printed in black and gray on yellowed paper. The view shows the Sandwich (Windsor), Ontario, shoreline in the foreground along with several spectators who are watching the sidewheel steamship, "Walk-in-the-Water," while it is underway on the Detroit River. Several sailing vessels are also underway on the river and the City of Detroit can be seen on the far shore. Printed text in the lower left corner shows "Corrie's Detroit Lithographic Office." Printed text in the lower right corner shows "The vessel from an original painting." This lithograph was printed in about 1872 although it depicts a scene that existed over 50 years earlier. It is very similar, but not identical, to object number 2013.042.393.
Date c.1872
Extent of Description 26.5" x 20.875"
Collection Detroit Views
Search Terms Corrie's Detroit Lithographic Office
SS Walk-In-The-Water
SS Walk In The Water
Steamships
Detroit River
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