Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Contributor

Muller, N.

Description

This sepia toned picture postcard features the United States Navy ship, the New Jersey, in open water. Smoke is pictured coming from the funnel/stacks and four different flags fly from the conn. A text box in the upper right of the card provides the following information about the ship: New Jersey Speed 19.18 knots, Displacement 14948 tons, Length 435 feet, Horsepower 23,089, Armament: 4-12 in., 8-8 in., 12-6 in. Under 4 in.-16, 4-21 in. Torpedo Tubes Complement: 49 Officers, 857 men Cost $3,405,000. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher and photographer information, as well as, indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. "Battleship series no. 1" is in the lower left corner 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

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

The Henderson Litho Co. Publishers

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_New-Jersey_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.

New Jersey, U. S. Naval Ship

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