Awful Conflagration of the Steam Boat LEXINGTON In Long Island and on Monday Eveg, Jany 13th 1840 by which melancholy occurrenc; over 120 Persons Perished., Nathaniel Currier

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

LEXINGTON in center engulfed in flames; people jumping ship into water – others in water on tops of rafts or clinging to debris. Duplicate image (2004.D03.044 has partial map on bottom edge of print; this print (.078) does not. This image also relates that 120 perished, its duplicate relates 100.

Object Creator
Currier, Nathaniel (American, 1813-1888)
Object Creation Date
Hand-colored lithograph
13 1/2 x 10 inches
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds
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