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Image for Burning of the Steamship "GOLDEN GATE", July 27 1862.

Burning of the Steamship "GOLDEN GATE", July 27 1862.

Paddlewheel steamship ablaze headed to right in image. Two lifeboats full of passengers at center foreground, a third off to left. People jumping off left end ship. Remainder of title: " On her Voyage from San Francisco to Panama, having on board 1,400,000 in treasure, 242 Passengers and a crew of 95 persons of whom only about 100 are known to have been saved." From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Burning of the Steamship "Golden Gate"/ (8.2 z 12.6) - S "

Date: Undated

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 14 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-168
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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