Burning of the Henry Clay Near Yonkers-While on Her Trip From Albany to New York on Wednes..., 1852. Creator: Nathaniel Currier.

Burning of the Henry Clay Near Yonkers-While on Her Trip From Albany to New York on Wednes..., 1852. Creator: Nathaniel Currier.

2-784-965 - Heritage Art/Heritage Images

Burning of the Henry Clay Near Yonkers-While on Her Trip From Albany to New York on Wednesday Afternoon July 28th, 1852.-The rapid spread of the flames forced the passengers into the water. Mothers and children, husbands and wives, brothers and sisters were drowned together, whilst trying to save each other. Little children buffetted the waves in vain for a few moments, and then sunk to rise no more. Persons on board about 500 of which number nearly 100 are supposed to have perished., 1852.


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  1. 63.550.101
  1. DP853632.jpg
  1. 0950030009
  1. 2-784-965
  1. 2784965
  1. 63.550.101

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3656x2467
File Size : 26,424kb


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Creator
  1. Nathaniel Currier, attributed to: American: Artist, printmaker, lithographer, publisher

Medium
  1. Lithograph

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