Content/DescriptionSteamship with bow at right in calm waters with US flag at stern. Bermuda(?) flag on foremast. The merchant vessel sank with 146 passengers aboard in the waters of the Golden Gate strait, California, in 1901.
The Shipping Vessel "The City of Rio de Janeiro" in Calm
1 painting on canvas mounted on academy board : oil ; visible image 43.7 x 57.7 cm.
The Bancroft Library
On bow of ship: City of Rio de Janeiro. On mast flag: MSU. On verso: looks like "City of Rio de Janeiro" on bow. The artist who made / the S in MSU on flag / made it backwards / RBH / 1962.
Gift of Robert B. Honeyman Jr.
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