The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Milwaukee River from Elevator A, Wilwaukee, Wis.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Stereographs
Description:
Stereoview of two schooners, one three-masted the other two-masted, in the Milwaukee River. The vessel on the left is the VIRGINIUS. There are piles of what appears to be cord-wood to the left of the picture and what may be quarried stone in the background between the two sailing vessels. Two men stand on a short platform lowered over the side of the left vessel and may be painting the bulwarks. In the background are a number of industrial and commercial buildings.
Notes:
The VIRGINIUS was launched in 1881 and rebuilt as the hooker THOMAS D. STINSON in 1887
Inscriptions:
"Milwaukee River from Elevator A, Wilwaukee, Wis."
"The Pittsburg Daily News Pittsburg's Best Evening Paper" "Goes Into the Homes and stays there"
Publisher:
Pittsburg Daily News
Place of Publication:
[Pittsburg, PA]
Date of Original:
c 1885
Dimensions:
Width: 17.8 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
163
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
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Milwaukee River from Elevator A, Wilwaukee, Wis.


Stereoview of two schooners, one three-masted the other two-masted, in the Milwaukee River. The vessel on the left is the VIRGINIUS. There are piles of what appears to be cord-wood to the left of the picture and what may be quarried stone in the background between the two sailing vessels. Two men stand on a short platform lowered over the side of the left vessel and may be painting the bulwarks. In the background are a number of industrial and commercial buildings.