The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wrecking of the Walk-in-the-Water, November 1, 1821


Description
Creator:
Matthies, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Paintings
Description:
Black and white reproduction of a painting depicting the wreck of the steamboat Walk-in-the-Water on the night of 1 Nov 1821.
Notes:
Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
Inscriptions:
"Wrecking of the Walk-in-the-Water, November 1, 1821. From an oil painting by Mr. Matthies, made for Thomas and Mary A. W. Palmer, of Detroit, who were on the boat at the time of the disaster, returning home from their wedding trip. The wreck occurred just above the old lighthouse, or nearly opposite the foot of Main Street, Buffalo before daylight. Copy of painting obtained from C. M. Burton, Detroit.
Publisher:
J. H. Beers & Co.
Place of Publication:
Chicago
Date of Original:
1899
Date Of Event:
1821
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Copyright Statement:
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Wrecking of the Walk-in-the-Water, November 1, 1821
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Wrecking of the Walk-in-the-Water, November 1, 1821


Black and white reproduction of a painting depicting the wreck of the steamboat Walk-in-the-Water on the night of 1 Nov 1821.