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H.M.S. ESSEX. Armoured Cruiser, 9,800 tons. Length, 448 feet; Beam, 66 feet; Draught, 24 1/2 feet; Speed, 22 knots. Armed with Fourteen 6 in., Nine 12 pdr., Three 3 pdr. Guns, Two Torpedo Tubes.

British
Publisher Gale & Polden, Ltd., Printers (English)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.3478

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph with blue embossment on cardstock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
G&P BRITISH PRINTING.
Printed in England by GALE & POLDEN, LTD., London, Aldershot and Portsmouth. (Copyright.)
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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