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center printed in black ink: SWALLOW.; lower center printed in black ink: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1845, by N. Currier, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern Dist. of New York. / LOSS OF THE STEAMBOAT SWALLOW WHILE ON HER TRIP, FROM ALBANY / TO NEW-YORK, on Monday Evening April 7th 1845 When opposite Athens she struck a larg rock, took fire / broke in two and sunk_By which melancholy occurence, it is supposed that nearly 40 lives were lost. / Lith & Pub by N. Currier, 2 Spruct St. N.Y. / 105

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Conningham, Frederic A. Currier and Ives Prints: An Illustrated Check-List. New York: Crown Publishers, 1949. Reprint with revisions by Colin Simkin. New York: Crown Publishers, 1970. vol. 1, p. 422, no. 4098