SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown as the launch from which the picture was taken moves rapidly around her. 50 feet. $7.50. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27967 Original main title lacking. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. MAVIS 47160; U.S. cruiser Raleigh. Filmed April 17, 1899, on the Hudson River in New York City. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 5 [MI]. SUBJECTS Raleigh (Cruiser) Warships--New York (State)--New York. Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898. Spanish-American War, 1898--Naval operations, American. Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Philippines. United States.--Navy--History--Spanish-American War, 1898. United States.--Navy--Officers. Sailors--United States. Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) Rivers--New York (State) New York (N.Y.)--History, Naval--19th century. Actuality--Short. War (Nonfiction)--Short. RELATED NAMES Coghlan, Joseph Bullock, 1844-1908. White, James H. (James Henry), production. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 2827 (ref print) FPE 9633 (dupe neg) FPE 9131 (masterpos) LC 20a (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 0020 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0020
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