Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a white ship with a red hull docked at a ship yard. Buildings, water, and equipment are also pictured. The title along the bottom of the postcard reads "Portsmouth, Va. Water Front, Portsmouth Navy Yard, landing place of the Battle Ships." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information, as well as, indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. The postmark is illegible. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss. Olga Ganz in Alma, Wisconsin.

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Why on earth don't you write to this baby child? With lots of love, Louise E.

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

The Hugh C. Leighton Co. Manufacturers

Geographic Location

Portsmouth, VA

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Portsouth-Va-Water-Front-Portsmouth-Navy-Yard_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.

Water Front, Portsmouth Navy Yard, Landing Place of the Battle Ships, Portsmouth, Virginia

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