Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This sepia toned picture postcard features a large naval cruiser with a United States flag flying on the stern. The description in the upper left corner reads "South Carolina Speed 18.86 knots, Displacement 16,000 tons, Length 450 feet, Horsepower 18,000, Armament: 8.12 in, Under 4 inch-26, 2-21 inch Torpedo Tubes, Complement: 49 Officers, 756 Men Cost $3,540,000." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. The card is inscribed and addressed in a sticker to Mrs. Olive Christiansen in Plainview, Nebraska. The card is not postmarked and does not include a postage stamp. "Battleship Series No. 1" is in the lower 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

The Henderson Litho Co. Publishers

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_South-Carolina_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 Naval Ship South Carolina in the Open Water

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