Arthur McKee setting out to work one of the Spanish wrecks on the Treasure Princess.

Arthur McKee setting out to work one of the Spanish wrecks on the Treasure Princess.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/63428
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Arthur McKee setting out to work one of the Spanish wrecks on the Treasure Princess.

Image Number

  • AM0191

Year

  • 1953

Date Note

  • Photographed on July 9, 1953.

Series Title

General Note

  • Arthur McKee Jr., known as Art "Silver Bar" McKee, was a noted Florida treasure diver for many years and is often referred to as "the father of modern treasure diving." Sometimes called "The Treasure Hunter's Treasure Hunter," McKee pioneered salvage work on historic shipwrecks in the days before scuba diving became popular.

Source

  • Robert Weller; Gift;d2005.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

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