Maritime History of the Great Lakes
ABYSSINIAN Steamer
Description
Mystery Question
What is the steamboat lying off the stern of the ABYSSINIAN?
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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
Geographic Coverage
  • 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".