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OLIVER HAZARD PERRY: born in Rhode Island, 1785; died, 1819; served in Tripolitan war; defeated British in celebrated battle of Lake Erie in 1813, announcing his victory in the words, "We have met the enemy, and they are ours."
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 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