Sandy Hook Lightship Wood Cut 1879

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Sandy Hook Lightship Wood Cut 1879

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This rare original wood-cut image of the first Sandy Hook Lightship appeared in the September 27, 1879 edition of Harper’s Weekly. The first Sandy Hook Lightship was a sail-schooner built of white oak with copper and brass fastenings, For 37 years, from 1854 to 1891; it marked the south edge of the Ambrose Channel. This is a single page from that edition. Although the page itself has some damage to it, the image of the Sandy