Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

Authors

Files

Download

Download Full Text (420 KB)

Contributor

Muller, E.

Description

This sepia toned picture postcard features a United States Naval ship on the open water with smoke coming from the funnel/stacks. A text box in the upper right of the card describes the ship as follows: Pennsylvania Speed 21.00 Knots, Displacement 31,000 Tons, Length 600 feet, Horsepower 29,000 Armament: 12-14 inch, 4 submerged Torpedo Tubes, supported by a Torpedo Defense Battery of 22-5 inch guns Complement: 70 officers, 1,200 Men Cost $17,500,000. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher and photographer information, as well as, indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. "Battleship Series No. 1" is in the lower left corner.

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

The Henderson Litho Co. Publishers

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Pennsylvania_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship 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.

United States Naval Ship, Pennsylvania

Share

COinS