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Burning of the Steamship Golden Gate, July 27th 1862
Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907), American, lithographer and publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
[not before 1862]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Starboard view of steamship with three masts and two smokestacks engulfed in flames. Lifeboat filled with survivors in water; crew and passenger crowded at bow and stern. American flag at stern.
Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LC, below title): On her voyage from San Francisco to Panama, having on board two for tow passengers and a crew of 95 persons of whom only 100 are know to have been saved; (LR): Nassau Street New York.
Print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 28 x 36.3 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:0335--B
Voyages to the Pacific

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