Film, Video S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /
- S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /
- Other Title
- Steamship "Coptic" in the harbor
- steamship "coptic" in the harbor
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
- Subject Headings
- - Coptic (Steamship)
- - Steamboats--California--San Francisco
- - Harbors--California--San Francisco
- - Passenger ships--California--San Francisco
- - Docks--California--San Francisco
- - Chinese--California--San Francisco
- - Steamboat lines--California--San Francisco
- - Ocean travel
- - Pacific Coast Steamship Company
- - Southern Pacific Railroad Company
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60581.
- - Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
- - Duration: 0:23 at 30 fps.
- - From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel away from the dock and slowly turning. The vessel is seen to good advantage, the four masts, smokestack and hull being faithfully reproduced. Clouds of smoke pour out of the funnel, and volumes of steam out of the exhaust pipe. In the foreground is a dense crowd, among which are numerous Chinamen. Clear and sharp with figures life-size.
- - Filmed September 2, 1897, at San Francisco, California.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 336; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; F.Z. Maguire & Co. Catalogue, March 1898, p. 37.
- 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
- 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number
- FEC 2758 (ref print)
- LC 42 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 0042 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0042
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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