Currier and Ives
Sinking of the Steamship OREGON of the Cunard Line
17 x 13 inches
A lithograph in original hand colour published by Currier and Ives in New York in 1878.
This image recounts the moment when the Steamship Oregon collided with an unknown schooner off the coast of Long Island on her voyage from Liverpool to New York, 14th March 1886. 845 people were rescued in this dramatic event. It comes from a large series of lithographs in original hand colour; published by Currier and Ives in New York 1880s and 1890s.