Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a white naval battleship out on the open water. Two golden colored funnels/stacks are in the center. One large mast is near the bow of the ship. One flag flies on the bow and a United States flag flies on the stern. The title along the top of the card reads "U. S. Battleship "Oregon" Before Starting on her Famous Trip Around the Horn to John Shiley's fleet at Santiago was painted with Carter pure white lead paint." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address and postage stamp placement. The description on the left of the card reads "No paint is subjected to a more severe test than that used on battleships exposed to salt water, sun, wind and fogs. We use Carter Pure White Lead and can give you a firs class and durable job of painting. Let us figure with you.

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Publication Date

1900

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Battleship-Oregon_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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