This is an original 1943 halftone print of a captain directing a tugboat at Brooklyn's Erie Basin in New York. At the time of this image, tugboats were held liable for any damages to the ships they would tow or dock. Nowhere else in the world did that occur, save for the east coast.
This 68+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 5.75 inches; 23 x 15 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: shipping, New York Harbor, lifeboat, dock, ship hands