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U.S. NAVY. Cruiser "Charleston."

CRUISER "CHARLESTOWN." Protected cruiser. Built at Newport News, Va. It is 424 feet long and 66 feet wide, with a displacement of 9,700 tons. Speed, 22 knots per hour. Horse-power, 21,000. Cost, about $2,740,000. Carries fourteen 6-inch rapid-firers in a

American
about 1906
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960), Copyrighted by Enrique Muller


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.9634

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Photo only Copyright 1906 by Enrique Muller.
Back: divided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2435, “U.S. Navy-Cruisers.”
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