The British steamship La Plata caught in a tsunami offshore from Water Island immediately following the Great Virgin Islands earthquake, November 18, 1867, artist's impression, detail.

Scanned by
Sarah Goldberg, House Divided Project, Dickinson College
Scan date
Notes

Cropped, edited, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, December 15, 2017.

Image type
engraving
Courtesy of
Archives and Special Collection, Dickinson College
Original caption
The West India Earthquakes - Effect of the Tidal Wave at St. Thomas on the steamer "La Plata."
Source citation

Harper's Weekly Magazine, January 25, 1868, p. 49.

Source note

Cropped from the fuller image, also available here.

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