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1850: Busy Scene at The South Street Seaport

A Busy Wharf Scene (area to which a ship may be moored to load and unload) at The South Street Seaport (the first pier in the area was occupied in 1625 by the Dutch West India Company).

Artist Credit: A.R. Waud. Reprinted with permission.

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