Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Muller, Enrique

Description

This color postcard features a large gray naval battleship with two brass colored funnels/stacks in the center and one large mast on the bow end of the ship. Machinery and weapons can be seen in front of the mast and a United States flag flies at the stern. Buildings can be seen in the distance behind the ship. The title along the bottom of the card reads "U. S. Battleship "Oregon" leaving Brooklyn Navy Yard n her way to Sea." Copyright information is in the upper left of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a Poly Chrome postcard mad in German and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed upside down in the upper right and the card is postmarked Mechanicsville, New York December 10, 1912. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Water B Vail in Mechanicsville, New York.

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Gin your Card is before me in regards to the Pulletts. In not hearin from you I Sold them for 80 [franks] [?] war fine Pulletts I was sorry you did not Call yours Truly Wm Fragom Dec 10/12 [sic]

Publication Date

12-10-1912

Publisher

The American News Company

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Mechanicsville, New York

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Battleship-Oregon-leaving-Brooklyn-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.

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