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U.S. NAVY. Battleship "Texas".

BATTLESHIP "TEXAS". Built at the U.S. Navy Yard at Norfolk, Va. Over 300 feet long and 64 feet broad, and displaces upward of 7,000 tons of water. Speed 18 knots per hour. Horse-power, 8,610. Cost, about $2,500,000. Armed with two 12-inch guns and six

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

2015.9612

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