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Commander R.E. Peary. C.E. United States Navy.
Commander R.E. Peary was born May 6, 1856, and entered the U.S. Navy 1881. He is famous for his Arctic discoveries, and has been in charge of several expeditions on the northern coast of Greenland. On the third voyage Peary attained latitude 84° 17' N.,
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Halftone lithograph on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ “MONOTONE” [Regd.] Postcard No. 3333.
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)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder