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Sinking of the Lady Elgin



Sinking of the <i>Lady Elgin</i>
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Title: Sinking of the Lady Elgin
Description: A page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper detailing the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, in 1860. One sketch is of Edward Spencer and his associates pulling passengers from the surf and the other of Captain Jack Wilson on a raft.

Image ID: 6080
Creation
Date:
1859 ca.
Creator
Name:
Leslie, Frank
Collection
Name:
Classified File
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Lifesaving
Great Lakes
Marine accidents
Men
 

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