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H.M.S. FURIOUS, AIRCRAFT CARRIER Aircraft Carrier. Built 1915-1917, and rebuilt in 1921-1925, 786 feet long, displacement 22,450 tons. Geared turbine engines 90,000 h.p., speed 31 knots.

Publisher Mills & Co. (Portsmouth, England)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Real photograph on card stock.

Not On View



Front: M. & Co. 306
Back: divided. Mint.
Published by Mills & Co., Ltd., Portsmouth.
- This is a “Real Photograph” -


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)

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