The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego harbor, 1850s


Description
Creator:
Rease, W. H., Illustrator
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Description:
Lithograph of Oswego harbor from the the 1850s. A number of carriages and wagons cross the bridge. One canal barge is being towed upstream while others lie alongside the canal banks. Two steam tug tow barges around the harbour. A number of schooners and brigs dry their sails. To the left of the harbour a paddlewheeled steamboat lies at the wharf. In the distance the lighthouse guards the harbor mouth. All around the harbor are stacks of lumber.
Inscriptions:
"Oswego Harbor from the South" "Lith. by W. H. Rease N. E. Cor. 4th & Chestnut Sts. Pha [Philadelphia]"
Date of Original:
c1850s
Subject(s):
Collection:
Richard Palmer
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.4578410180834 Longitude: -76.5099477767944
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Oswego harbor, 1850s
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Oswego harbor, 1850s


Lithograph of Oswego harbor from the the 1850s. A number of carriages and wagons cross the bridge. One canal barge is being towed upstream while others lie alongside the canal banks. Two steam tug tow barges around the harbour. A number of schooners and brigs dry their sails. To the left of the harbour a paddlewheeled steamboat lies at the wharf. In the distance the lighthouse guards the harbor mouth. All around the harbor are stacks of lumber.