Antique 1898 Photograph Of Whaling Ship Rosario Stuck In Ice Point Barrow Alaska

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 06, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
For your consideration is this original c1898 photograph of the whaling schooner Rosario at Point Barrow, Alaska. The Rosario was crushed by ice on July 2nd of 1898. The crew was rescued by the revenue cutter Bear. Some tepees or tents are shown to the right of the ship.
The photo is in G condition as it has foxing and scattered soiling. The mount is G with a corner crease and the same soiling. The photo measures 6.75" by 4.75", and the mount measures 9" by 7". A great original photograph for your collection.
I will have many auctions starting May 26 and running for 10 days. I will be selling a great collection of photographs, stereoviews, historic items, and Americana. Many of these items are out of a 40 year estate collection and are being brought to the market for the first time in years. Be sure to carefully check out all my items for sale. As always, I gladly combine shipping on any items you win! Just wait for my combined invoice prior to paying. USA Shipping: Will be 4.39 for USPS First Class Mail, and will be packed with great care. Signature confirmation and insurance will be required for items valued over $400. Postal rates continue to rise and first class rates have come up slightly, I try to pack items at or near my cost and give you the best and fastest shipping that I can.
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