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A BROADSIDE FOR THE TURKS A British cruiser firing a broadside in the Suez Canal.

British
Publisher Photochrom Co. LTD, London and Tunbridge Wells


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.3518

Medium or Technique

Photo chromolithograph on cardstock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Exclusive Post Card Edition Active Service, No. 32
Back: divided. Mint.
Photochrom Co., Ltd., London and Tunbridge Wells.
“ON ACTIVE SERVICE” BY AIR LAND AND SEA.
From Copyright Photo taken at the front..
ALL BRITISH PRODUCTION

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

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