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This black and white postcard features a naval ship in open water with smaller ships behind it. The title along the bottom of the card is in French and reads "Le "Gaulois", Cuirasse d'Escadre a tourelles" roughly translated to "The Gallic, Armor has towers." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a "Carte Postale (postcard) with the instructions "La Correspondence au recto n'est pas acceptee par tous les Pays Estrangers. (Se renseigner a la postal.) roughly translated to "The correspondence on the front is not accepted by all foreign countries (find out more at the post office." A red ten cent French postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is illegibly postmarked. The card is inscribed in English and is addressed to Miss Raevelle Vann Vleet in Paris.
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