Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Contributor

Muller, Enrique

Description

This sepia toned picture postcard features a naval ship in the open water. The ship bears a single pole mast and two funnels/stacks. Flags fly from each end of the ship. An inscription is written sideways on the right side. The handwritten title in the lower left corner reads "U. S. S. Indiana" and copyright information is in the lower right corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information, as well as, indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right and the card is postmarked March 24, 1906, the location is illegible. The card is addressed to Mr. R. S. Bolling in Edna, Texas.

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Transcription

Too pretty to spoil with writing. 2/24/06

Publication Date

3-24-1906

Publisher

The Rotograph Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.S.-Indiana-Too-Pretty-to-Spoil-with-Writing_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 Ship Indiana on the Water

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