Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a white naval ship on the open water. The ship has one large mast and two funnels/stacks. A United States flag flies from the stern of the ship. The title along the top of the card reads " U. S. Battleship Massachusetts, Length, 350 ft. 11 in,, Breadth 69 ft. 3 in., Draft 23 Ft. 10 1/2 in., Place launched Philadelphia, PA." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard made in Germany 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 27, 1909. The card is addressed to Mr. Rae D. Wood in Danielson, Connecticut.

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5-28-09 Arma Bess Wood; Mr. Rae D. Wood Danielson Connecticut IO5

Publication Date

5-27-1909

Publisher

A. C. Bosselman and Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Philadelphia, PA

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Battleship-Massachusetts-Length-350-ft-11-in_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 Battleship Massachusetts on the Open Water

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