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Image for Awful Conflagration of the Steam Boat LEXINGTON In Long Island and on Monday Eveg, Jany 13th 1840 by which melancholy occurrenc; over 120 Persons Perished.

Awful Conflagration of the Steam Boat LEXINGTON In Long Island and on Monday Eveg, Jany 13th 1840 by which melancholy occurrenc; over 120 Persons Perished.

LEXINGTON in center engulfed in flames; people jumping ship into water - others in water on tops of rafts or clinging to debris. Duplicate image (2004.D03.044 has partial map on bottom edge of print; this print (.078) does not. This image also relates that 120 perished, its duplicate relates 100. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Awful Conflagration of the Steam Boat Lexington (8.7 x 12) - S "

Date: Undated

Artists: Nathaniel Currier
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 13 1/2 x 10 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-078
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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