The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Wood engravings
Description:
Woodcut engraving of a photograph of Captain John (Jack) Wilson, who was lost in the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan along with many others on this raft.
Inscriptions:
"Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, Boys, look out for breakers ahead!"
Publisher:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
22 Sep 1860
Date Of Event:
8 Sep 1860
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
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Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft
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Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft


Woodcut engraving of a photograph of Captain John (Jack) Wilson, who was lost in the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan along with many others on this raft.