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Title
U.S.S. Charleston by moonlight
Creator
Hill, William Henry, 1845-1925
Date Created and/or Issued
1891
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: Views of Redondo Beach, California : photograph album, [ca 1891] / Geo. J. Ainsworth, pg. [7].
Shows ship in background; pier with crowd of spectators, sailing ship in foreground; beach with stack of logs.
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George J. Ainsworth was an important figure in the development of the area's railroads, being one of the principal backers of the Redondo Railway which was incorporated in 1889.
USS Charleston (second with that name) was built in 1888 by Union Iron Works, San Francisco; was United States protected cruiser; loss by wrecking in 1899.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 7 1/8 x 9 3/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001625167CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
United States. Navy--Photographs
Charleston (Cruiser)--Photographs
Cruisers (Warships)--California--Redondo Beach
Sailing ships--California--Redondo Beach
Piers & wharves--California--Redondo Beach
Crowds--California--Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach (Calif.)

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