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Burning of the Steamship AUSTRIA, Sept. 13th 1858.

Ship under siege at center. People jumping off ship at both ends, floating in water in foreground. Sailing ship at left background. Remainder of title: "on her Voyage from Hamburg to New York. By which appalling disaster over 500 persons were suffocated or drowned 'Duplicate same title: (2004.D03.098 FAC #748.1) From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Burning of the Steamship Austria Und - S "

Date: Undated

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 14 x 10 1/2 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-666
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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