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Catalog Number 1961.007.010
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Description Monochromatic glass plate negative taken of the launch of the Pittsburgh Steamship Company freighter HARVARD on the grounds of the Detroit Ship Building Company, as taken from off of its port quarter. The freighter has been side-launched into a slip, and water splashed from beneath it. A group of people brace themselves on board the freighter near its stern. A group of spectators watch from the scaffolding beside the slip, and below near the edge of the slip.
Date 1900
Collection Maritime
Search Terms Freighters
Detroit Ship Building Company
Pittsburgh Steamship Company
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