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Hudson River steamboat Rochester

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Hudson River steamboat Rochester
Smithsonian Institution, Photo by Richard Strauss, Negative #: 2003-27976


This object appears in the following sections:

Transportation in America before 1876:
Transportation in America before 1876 — Connecting the Growing Nation

Hudson River steamboat Rochester
Catalog #: 318,509, Accession #: 236,173
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
The Rochester was a side-wheel Hudson River steamer built in 1836 for the North River Line, New York to Albany. This scale model was built for the Smithsonian by James W. Jackson and is 1/8 inch to the foot.
Physical Description
Model. Dimensions: 26” L x 6” W x 7-1/2” H (with pedestals); Inscriptions: People's Line Rochester New York Albany; Materials: wood; Colors: green and white hull, tan deck
Date Made:
New York

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