USRC Thomas Corwin (1876) engraving 1887



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English: "U.S. REVENUE CUTTER "CORWIN,' DEPARTURE FOR ALASKA." Contemporary engraving.
Date 1887(1887)
Source Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer CORWIN in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1885, by Captain M. A. Healy, U.S.R.M.; scanned by US Coast Guard; http://www.uscg.mil/history/img/Corwin.jpg
Author Moss Eng Co., NY. probably after an I.W. Taber photograph
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A photograph very similar to this engraving appeared without attribution in SAMUEL L. HOOPER, "The Discovery of Wrangel Island", OCCASIONAL PAPERS OF THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES No. XXIV 1956 p7. Four photographs of the same title as this engraving are listed (by title and number only) in a catalog of scenic photographs by Isaiah W. Taber. A copy of one of these (B886) is reportedly in The University of California, Bancroft Library, Roy D. Graves photographic collection. Another copy is posted Paul Barnes collection


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