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Battleship "North Dakota" just before leaving the ways, Giant Crane overhead. Fore River Ship Yards, Quincy, Mass.

Publisher Valentine & Son, Ltd., Dundee and London (1851–1963)


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

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Medium or Technique

Tinted halftone lithograph on card stock.

Not On View



Front: 212573
Back: divided. Mint.
Published by the Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. New York and Boston
Printed in United States.


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