Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Contributor

Carstens, M. L., Hamburg

Description

This color postcard features a man clinging to debris in the middle of the water while a dark ship comes to his aid in the background. The title at the bottom of the card is in German and reads "Alles ihm befehle, Hilft Er doch so gern." and roughly translates to "All commands him, He likes to help." There are three Stars of David in the bottom corners of the card near the title. The back of the German postcard is addressed to Mrs. Hugh M. Reed in Niagara Falls, New York. "Harre meine Seele" (roughly translated to "Wait for my soul.") is in the upper left corner and the photographer's name is found along the left edge of the card.

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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 reproduce is required.

Publication Date

1900

Geographic Location

Germany

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Alles-Jhm-befehle-Hilft-Er-doch-so-gern_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.

Sailor In Need of Rescue, German Postcard

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