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Title
McCarthy Album 08, Photograph 010
Contributor
Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996
Date Created and/or Issued
1908
Publication Information
California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office
Contributing Institution
California State Archives
Collection
McCarthy (William M.) Photograph Collection
Rights Information
© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.
Description
Caption: "Steamer EMPRESS OF INDIA at Vancouver dock, B.C.," c. 1908-1912. View of the Empress of India, built by England's Naval Construction & Armaments Co. in 1890 for the Canadian Pacific Steamships company. The Empress of India could accommodate up to 700 passengers, and was also used to carry mail between Hong Kong and Great Britain. She was sold in 1914 and refitted as a hospital ship for Indian soldiers. She was sold a final time in 1923, for scrap in Bombay.
Type
image
Format
JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color
Identifier
96-07-08-alb08-010
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/items/show/8099
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/files/original/b4880f7dc7372a62830869c3d3ec00c3.jpg
Language
English
Subject
Canadian Pacific Steamships Company Steamer Empress of India
Place
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Source
Image of an item within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

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