Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Contributor

Rau, William H.

Description

This color postcard features a white naval ship in the open water with land in the distance. Four funnels/stacks are in the center of the ship with smoke emitting from one of them. Two large masts flank the funnels and three smaller pole masts on the stern of the ship. The image of an eagle in the center of two crossed United States flags is in the upper left corner of the card. The title in the lower left of the card reads "U. S. S. Columbia." Copyright information is in the lower right of the image. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information, as well as, indication for address and postage stamp placement. The image of an eagle carrying a United States flag shield is in the upper left corner.

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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

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Illustrated Postal Card Co.

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.S.-Columbia_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 Columbia on the Open Water

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