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Unarmored Protected Cruiser "OLYMPIA." Flagship of Commodore Dewey's Fleet.

Publisher H. A. Rost Co., N. Y.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Blue tinted collotype on card stock.

Not On View



Front: COPYRIGHT, 1898, BY H.A. ROST PRT. & PUB. CO., N.Y. 226
Back: undivided. Mint.
Private Mailing Card.


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