Film, Video S.S. "Coptic" sailing away Steamship "Coptic" sailing away

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Title
S.S. "Coptic" sailing away
Other Title
Steamship "Coptic" sailing away
Summary
From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel after she has been fully turned and on her way across the Pacific. The boat shows large and clear with smoke coming from the stack. In the foreground is a constantly changing crowd of people composed of men, women and children. Action is added by some late comers who rush to the dock to wave their last farewell. Life-size, sharp and clear.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Coptic (Ship)
-  Steamboats--California--San Francisco
-  Harbors--California--San Francisco
-  Passenger ships--California--San Francisco
-  Pacific Coast Steamship Company
-  Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  60582 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60582.
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1150) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  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. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 283; F.Z. Maguire & Co. Catalogue, March 1898, p. 38.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Dupe neg pic.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4164 (viewing print)
FEC 2315 (viewing print)
FRA 1332 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 9575 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0031D (paper pos)
Box 5013E (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1150
Library of Congress Control Number
00694293
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694293
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694293&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. S.S. "Coptic" sailing away. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694293/. (Accessed December 06, 2016.)

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Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) S.S. "Coptic" sailing away. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694293/.

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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. S.S. "Coptic" sailing away. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694293/>.