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S.S. Coptic Sailing Away

SUMMARY From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel after she has been fully turned and on her way across the Pacific. The boat shows large and clear with smoke coming from the stack. In the foreground is a constantly changing crowd of people composed of men, women and children. Action is added by some late comers who rush to the dock to wave their last farewell. Life-size, sharp and clear. OTHER TITLES Steamship "Coptic" sailing away CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60582. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Filmed September 2, 1897, at San Francisco, California. SUBJECTS Coptic (Steamship) Steamboats--California--San Francisco. Harbors--California--San Francisco. Passenger ships--California--San Francisco. Docks--California--San Francisco. Steamboat lines--California--San Francisco. Ocean travel. Pacific Coast Steamship Company. Southern Pacific Railroad Company. Actuality RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Blechynden, Frederick, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID edmp.1150 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1150
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