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S.S. "Coptic" in the Harbor

SUMMARY From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel away from the dock and slowly turning. The vessel is seen to good advantage, the four masts, smokestack and hull being faithfully reproduced. Clouds of smoke pour out of the funnel, and volumes of steam out of the exhaust pipe. In the foreground is a dense crowd, among which are numerous Chinese. Clear and sharp with figures life-size. OTHER TITLES Steamship "Coptic" in the harbor CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60581. 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. Chinese--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.0042
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