Alice Austen

The German Vaterland

July 29, 1914. 12 noon.

The German ship Vaterland, sailing past the old Yacht Club Boat House, was the largest liner of her day.

"Vaterland on right, 3 pipes. Wind, no sun. 12 noon. July 29th, 1914.  Ross Goerz lense, about 4 secs. Stop about 16."

Note the date, WW I was about to begin.  

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