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ROBERT FULTON - 1765-1815 "The Liberty of the Seas will be the Happiness of the Earth."

ROBERT FULTON. Born at Little Britain, Pa., in 1765. Died February 23d, 1815, at New York City, as a result of exposure while supervising work on his great warship the "Demologos." It was Fulton's genius and improvements on the experiments of his predece

American
1909
Publisher The Churchman Company


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.9068

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
1609 HUDSON - FULTON 1807 “MANHATTAN SERIES” - sixteen Hudson-Fulton Post Cards published by The Churchman Company, 434 Lafayette Street, New York, N.Y.

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