Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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Bougault, A.

Description

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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Publication Date

1900

Geographic Location

France

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Le-Gaulois-Cuirasse-dEscadre-a-tourelles_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.

Gaulois, A Naval Ship In Open Water

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