Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a close-up angled view from the stern end of a naval battleship. The United States flag flies from the railing on the stern, the masts, funnels/stacks, and other mechanical items are visible and people are depicted as standing on the deck of the ship. "Kearsarge" is on a placard on the front of the hull. The title along the top of the card reads "272--U. S. Battleship "Kearsarge." 690 Officers and men. Length 368 feet. Main battery 22 guns." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right and the card is postmarked California, April 20, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Jessie Percey in care of Mr. A. C. Percey in Gold Hill, Nevada.

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Publication Date

4-20-1908

Publisher

Edward H. Mitchell

Time Period

1900-1909

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Battleship-Kearsarge-690-Officers-and-Men_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.

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