Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y.
Description
Item Type
Wood engravings
Description
Woodcut engraving of the Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. from an ambrotype by E. T. Whitney of Rochester. The principal steamboats are, from left to right, the MAPLE LEAF, HIGHLANDER and ONTARIO.
Notes
The original ambrotype is featured in Gerald T. Girvin, "The Maple Leaf Story Prior to the Civil War", in Keith V. Holland et al., eds., The Maple Leaf: An Extraordinary American Civil War Shipwreck, (Jacksonville, FA: St. Johns Archaeological Expeditions, Inc., 1993), p. 64.
Inscriptions
"The Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y."
Publisher
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Place of Publication
New York
Date of Original
5 Jul 1856
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.25506 Longitude: -77.61695
Copyright Statement
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Port of Genessee, on Lake Ontario, N.Y.


Woodcut engraving of the Port of Genesse, on Lake Ontario, N.Y. from an ambrotype by E. T. Whitney of Rochester. The principal steamboats are, from left to right, the MAPLE LEAF, HIGHLANDER and ONTARIO.