DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT: born in Tennessee, 1801; died, 1870; son of a Spaniard; adopted by David Porter; appointed midshipman in 1810; lieutenant-commander, 1841; captain, 1855; commanded naval expedition that captured Confederate fleet and destroyed New
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.
Not On View
Front: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY R.M. DONALDSON.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder