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TitleA view of the town and harbour of St. John's, 1860
CreatorBest, R. W.
PublisherLongman Canada
Place of Publication[Toronto]
Description"Taken in commemoration of the successful laying of the Atlantic telegraph cable [showing the ships] after their return from Bay Bulls Arm, the Newfoundland terminus." - St. John's harbour as seen from Signal Hill. Shows the steamship Niagara; the steam sloop Gorgon; and the Brig of War, Atalanta.
SubjectSt. John's (N.L.)--Pictorial works
Newfoundland and Labrador--History--Pictorial works
Transatlantic cables
Niagara (Steam frigate)
Gorgon (Ship)
Atalanta (Brig)
ContributorsSpreat, W.
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
Time Period19th Century
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeIllustration
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Newfoundland Images
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
RelationIs Part of: DeVolpi, Charles Patrick. Newfoundland; a pictorial record : historical prints and illustrations of the province of Newfoundland, Canada, 1497-1887. [Toronto]: Longman Canada, 1972. (plate 79); FF 1026 D42 1972
SourceOriginal held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
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