The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Wood engravings
Description:
Woodcut engraving of the explosion of the steamboat Inkermann on the Toronto waterfront, on 29 May 1857. The sketch on which this engraving was based was made by William Armstrong.
Notes:
William Armstrong was both civil engineer, artist and photographer, being a member of one of Toronto's early photographic companies. His career is well-documented in Henry G. Campbell, Early Days on the Great Lakes (1971).
Inscriptions:
"Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857"
Publisher:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
13 Jun 1857
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
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Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857
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Explosion of the Propeller Inkermann, at Browne's Wharf, Toronto, C. W., May 29, 1857


Woodcut engraving of the explosion of the steamboat Inkermann on the Toronto waterfront, on 29 May 1857. The sketch on which this engraving was based was made by William Armstrong.