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U.S. NAVY. Battleship "Illinois".

BATTLESHIP "ILLINOIS". Built at Newport News. 375 feet long and 72 feet broad, with a displacement of more than 12,500 tons. Speed about 17 knots per hour. Horse-power, 10,000. Cost, about $2,595,000. Carries four 13-inch and fourteen 6-inch guns as w

American
1906
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960), Copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett (American)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.9609

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Copyright by Waldon Fawcett.
Back: undivided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2324 “U.S. Navy-Battleships.”
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN.

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