1882. Item #55612
[HARPER'S WEEKLY]. DEAL BEACH: WRECK OF THE PLINY, 1882. A hand-colored, 10-inch by 14.5-inch print entitled, "The Wreck of the `Pliny' at Deal Beach, New Jersey, Saturday, May 13 (1882)." Depicts a large scene of the Pliny sinking in rough seas and local life-savers attempting to rescue passengers and crew. Two smaller insets depict the Lyle cannon shooting a line out to the ship wreck and passengers being rescued using the breeches buoy. $125.00.