Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Muller, Enrique

Description

This color postcard features a group of naval ships in harbor. Sailors are depicted walking along the dock platforms surrounding the ships. Buildings, smoke stacks, and other naval yard equipment is pictured in the distance behind the ships. The title along the top of the card reads "1302--U. S. Torpedo Fleet. Torpedo Boats and Destroyers in Harbor at a United States Navy Yard." Copyright information is in the lower left corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a Postcard printed in the United States 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 and the card is postmarked for San Francisco, California, April 22, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Edna Foster in Palmyra, Missouri. A purple ink stamp beneath the address reads "Missent to Palmyra, Ill's."

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I should like to be there for a while but would rather have you here during next month when the big fleet is expected. I hope you do have lots of fruit. A pretty sight I know to see your orchard in bloom. With love, E. J. Nelson

Publication Date

4-22-1908

Publisher

Edward H. Mitchell

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

San Francisco, CA

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Torpedo-Fleet_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 Torpedo Fleet, Torpedo Boats and Destroyers in Harbor at a United States Navy Yard

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