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Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52048. Original main title lacking. Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. 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. Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Umwassern. MAVIS 48466; Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's tomb. Filmed August 20, 1898, 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. 12 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 35 [MI]. SUBJECTS Texas (Battleship) Grant's Tomb National Monument (New York, N.Y.) Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York. Battleships--New York (State)--New York. Spanish-American War, 1898--Naval operations, American. United States.--Navy--History--Spanish-American War, 1898. Sailors. Parades--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) Sampson, William Thomas,--1840-1902--Anniversaries, etc. 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 White, James H. (James Henry), production. Blackton, James Stuart, 1875-1941, camera. Smith, Albert E., camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) CALL NUMBER FEC 2884 (ref print) FPE 9301 (dupe neg) LC 1834a (paper pos) DIGITAL ID sawmp 1834
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