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How the United States honors its Naval Heroes. (Scene No.1. ) Bringing the bodies ashore.
On Wednesday, April 13th 1904 an explosion of two thousand pounds of powder in the after turret of the Battleship "Missouri" instantly killed 27 men and 5 officers, while at target practice off the coast of Florida. The prompt and efficient work of Capta
Publisher American News Co. (American, 1864–1969)
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint.
A5440|1 Published by The American News Company New York, Leipzig, Dresden.
The Steamship Historical Society of America, Inc. [Collection stamp.]
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