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Passengers abandoning the burning Mississippi steamboat "Fashion," December 27, 1866, artist's impression.

Scanned by: 
Jia Ma, House Divided Project, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
11/10/2015
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, November 4, 2016.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
Burning of the Steamer Fashion on the Mississippi River. The children thrown overboard by their frantic mothers.
Source citation: 

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, January 19, 1867, 285.