Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Photographic Appliance Corporation

Description

This black and white picture postcard features the deck side view of the ocean and two ships in the distance. Also visible are various parts and equipment on the deck. The handwritten title at the bottom of the card reads "A Man-o-War at Sea" and the photographer's name is illegibly handwritten in the lower right corner of the card. There is a visible crease along the right side of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides photography information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. Pieces of a red postage stamp are visible in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Norfolk, Virginia April 6, 1918. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Emma Breaux in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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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 reproduce is required.

Transcription

Sat. 6 --18 Hello. Sis Just arrived at Norfolk will make it on time. Will write later. Your Bro. Camp

Publication Date

4-6-1918

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Norfolk, VA

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_A-Man-o-War_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.

Deck View of Rolling Waves and Ships in the Distance (A Man-O-War At Sea)

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