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A representation of the great storm at Providence, Sept. 23d 1815 / painted and engraved by J. Kidder.

A representation of the great storm at Providence, Sept. 23d 1815 / painted and engraved by J. Kidder.

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Summary

Print shows flooding in Providence, Rhode Island from Narragansett Bay after a hurricane that struck on September 23, 1815. Sailing ships, fishing boats, and small buildings are awash in the tidal waves. People cling to timbers and ride out the storm in boats.

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Date

01/01/1816
person

Contributors

Kidder, James, 1793-1837, engraver
Bowen, Daniel, 1760-1856, publisher
place

Location

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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication.

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