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File:Awful conflagration of the steam boat Lexington.jpg


Description Awful conflagration of the steam boat Lexington in Long Island Sound on Monday eveg., Jany. 13th 1840, by which melancholy occurence; over 100 persons perished. Courier lithograph documenting a news event, published three days after the disaster.
Date 1840
Source Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Author drawn by W.K. Hewitt ; Nathaniel Currier. lithographer
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