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U.S. NAVY. Bluejackets on the Cruiser "Chicago" and their Mascot.

BLUEJACKETS ON THE CRUISER "CHICAGO" AND THEIR MASCOT. The enlisted men of every ship in the Navy have a mascot of some kind. Many odd birds and animals have thus been domesticized on our warships but the bluejackets of the Cruiser "Chicago" broke the re

American
1906
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.9631

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: undivided. Used.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2326, “U.S. Navy.”
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN.
Printed in Germany.

Inscription

Yes

Markings

Canceled. Sent 1906 to Philadelphia, PA.

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