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H.M.S. Terrible. Living letters on the Side in Men.

Publisher E. Wrench (London, England)


Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Monochrome photolithograph print on card stock.

Not On View



Front: The Wrench Series, No. 2352. Photo. West.
Back: divided. Used.
The Wrench Series. Printed in Saxony.


Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

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Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder