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U.S. NAVY. Cruiser "West Virginia."

CRUISER "WEST VIRGINIA." An armored cruiser, built at Newport News, Va. 502 feet long by 70 feet wide, and displaces 13,680 tons. Speed, 22 knots per hour. Horse-power, 23,000. Cost about $3,885,000. Armed with four 8-inch and fourteen 6-inch guns beside

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

2015.9633

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Photo only Copyright 1905 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