Image manipulation in the pre-Photoshop era
Steamer "City of Detroit III" Details
A classic profile of one of the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Companies most popular steamboats.
Steamer "City of Detroit III" D. & C. Line at Night Details
... and the same classic profile (and photograph) bearing off to the right of our view. The text has been altered to disguise the fact that the negative was simply reversed. It helps that this was altered to be a moonlit view as well.