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Pilot boats in New York harbor

SUMMARY A New York harbor pilot boat passes close enough for four members of the crew to be seen [Frame: 0471]. Following the sailing vessel is a steamship [0780]. From a contemporary Edison Company catalog: PILOT BOATS IN NEW YORK HARBOR. Unboys [code for telegraphic orders]. A close view of an eighty footer, schooner rigged, trim as a private yacht, skimming over the waters of the harbor near Robin's Reef, [where a] picturesque little lighthouse is seen in the near background. A steamer decked with bunting also passes by at close range. 50 feet. $7.50. CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1899. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27966. The Library of Congress copy of this film may not contain all of the scenes described in the above summary. SUBJECTS Pilot boats--New York (State)--New York. Sailing ships--New York (State)--New York. Steamboats--New York (State)--New York. Boats and boating--New York (State)--New York. Actuality--Short. RELATED NAMES Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID lcmp002 m2b52367
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