• Creator
  • Joseph R. Gorgas, photographer
  • Created Date
  • 1858
  • Description
  • Joseph R. Gorgas used this boat from about 1855 to 1858 as a floating photographic studio. The word "daguerrean" can be plainly seen on the side of the boat. Gorgas had a studio in Madison, Indiana for many years and was a sought-after photographer. His pictures have become collector's items.
  • Format
  • photograph
  • Rights
  • Permission to reproduce this image for other than personal use must be requested from the Director of the Jefferson County Historical Society. Please contact at 615 W. First St., Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-2335