The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
ABYSSINIAN Steamer


Description
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Creator:
Parks, J. G., Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Stereographs
Description:
Stereoview of the Union Navigation Company steamboat ABYSSINIAN, probably at Montreal. The label on the top of the paddlewheel box is "Co'e de Nav'n Union".
Notes:
Formerly the American steamboat ONTARIO, Abyssinian was sold by the Canadian Navigation Company (CNCo) to the Union Navigation Company in 1874 and taken down the rapids of the Saint Lawrence. She was bought by the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company (successor to CNCo) in 1876.
Inscriptions:
"Abyssinian steamer"
Reverse: "J. G. Parks Photographer
A Publisher of Stereoscopic views
Montreal"
Publisher:
J. G. Parks
Place of Publication:
Montreal, QC
Date of Original:
c1874
Dimensions:
Width: 17.7 cm
Height: 8.7 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
563
Language of Item:
English
  • Quebec, Canada
    Latitude: 45.503459 Longitude: -73.54454
Copyright Statement:
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ABYSSINIAN Steamer


Stereoview of the Union Navigation Company steamboat ABYSSINIAN, probably at Montreal. The label on the top of the paddlewheel box is "Co'e de Nav'n Union".