Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Fawoett, Walden

Description

This color postcard features sailors in navy blue uniforms participating in a sword or fencing exercise on the deck of a naval ship. The title in small print in the lower right corner of the card reads "Blue Jackets at Sword Exercise." Copyright information is just above the title. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides designation for correspondence, postmark, and address. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Masonville, Iowa, Aril 8. The year is obscured. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Reva Woolbridge in Edgewood, Iowa.

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Publication Date

1900

Geographic Location

Masonville, IA

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Sailors-Fencing_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.

Sailors in Blue Uniforms at Sword Practice on Deck

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