Download Full Text (465 KB)
Muller, Enrique; Jamestown Amusement and Vending Co.
This color postcard features a white ship with three funnels/stacks in the center of the ship, flanked by pole masts. A gold crest adorns the upper corner of the hull. An image of the crest for the state of Missouri, two bears flanking a shield bearing the image of a half moon, a bear, and the United States Crest, is in the upper left corner of the card. Copyright information is in both lower corners of the card. The title in the lower center reads "U. S. S. Missouri." The back of the postcard provides publisher information, as well as, indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. The official seal for the Jamestown Exposition is in the upper left corner of the card. The description in the lower left corner reads "No. 87. U. S. S. "Missouri." Battleship of the first class. Launched at Newport News, Virginia, December 28, 1901; length 393 feet 11 inches; displacement 13,500 tons; speed 18.15 knots; 40 guns and 2 torpedo tubes; 40 officers and 739 men."
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
American Colortype, Co.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship Subcollection
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.
Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University