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U.S. LIFE-SAVING SERVICE. Rigging Support for Life Line.
RIGGING SUPPORT FOR LIFE LINE. In order to bring shipwrecked persons ashore by means of a life line without danger of being engulfed by the waves, it is necessary that one end of the line be tied high up on the mast of the unfortunate vessel, and the sho
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)
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
Front: Printed in Germany
Back: undivided. Used.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2424, “U.S. Life Saving Service.”
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN.
Canceled. Sent 1908 from Atlantic City, NJ to New York City, NY.
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