Accident on the Camden and Amboy Railroad

Description (Brief)
Colored print of a railroad accident that occurred near Burlington, New Jersey on August 29, 1855. Derailed cars and passengers are depicted in foreground. Other people are visible in background field.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1855
maker
Collins, John
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 8 in x 12 in; 20.32 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2487
catalog number
60.2487
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Communication, telegraph
Railroads
Chronology: 1850-1859
Disasters
related event
Camden and Amboy Train Derailment
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Art
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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