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JOHN PAUL JONES: born in Scotland, 1747; died at Paris, 1792; appointed first lieutenant of American frigate Alfred, 1775; with frigate Ranger captured British sloop Drake off English coast in 1778; commanded Bonhomme Richard in 1779 and captured the Brit
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.
Not On View
Front: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY R.M. DONALDSON.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder