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U.S. NAVY. Cruiser "New York".

CRUISER "NEW YORK". An armored cruiser, 380 feet long and 64 feet in breadth, with a displacement of more than 9,000 tons. Her engines of 17,400 horse-power can drive her through the water at a speed of 21 knots per hour. Cost, about $2,985,000. Carries

American
1908–1909
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.9606

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Printed in Germany.
Back: undivided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2323 “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