View of the Great Ohio River Flood at Cincinnati, O. 1884

View of the Great Ohio River Flood at Cincinnati, O. 1884

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Description (Brief)
Color print of a flooded city (Cincinnati) street lined with indusrial and commercial buildings. The buildings are indentified with trade signs. Numerous boats, many of them bearing the names of the businesses along the street, are in the flooded street removing people and goods from the buildings to dry land in the foreground. Charts beneath the image give the high water marks for the Ohio River between 1832 and 1884 and the levels at various points during the flood of 1884.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
Date made
n.d.
maker
Macbrair & Sons
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
depicted
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Measurements
image: 20 1/4 in x 33 1/4 in; 51.435 cm x 84.455 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3744
catalog number
60.3744
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Architecture, Commercial Buildings
Ships
Horses
Architecture, Industrial Buildings
Wagons
Floods
Ohio River Flood (1884)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Advertising
Transportation
Art
Peters Prints
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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