Burning of the Steamship “GOLDEN GATE”, July 27 1862., Currier & Ives

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Paddlewheel steamship ablaze headed to right in image. Two lifeboats full of passengers at center foreground, a third off to left. People jumping off left end ship. Remainder of title: ” On her Voyage from San Francisco to Panama, having on board 1,400,000 in treasure, 242 Passengers and a crew of 95 persons of whom only about 100 are known to have been saved.”

Object Creator
Currier & Ives (American, 1834-1907)
Object Creation Date
Hand-colored lithograph
14 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds
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