Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features three men in light colored pants and button down shirts posing beside a large fish that is hanging from a tree. The man on the left is holding a rod and reel in his right hand. The title along the top identifies the scene as "Tarpon Caught at Biloxi, Miss.--20" The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. The description on the upper left reads "A tarpon, measuring seven feet and three inches, landed after a battle of about three hours, in the front beach Gulf waters at Biloxi, Miss."

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Publication Date

1910

Publisher

E. C. Kropp Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Tarpon-Caught-at-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Biloxi Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Tarpon Caught at Biloxi, Mississippi

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