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U.S. NAVY. Gun Drill on the Monitor "Florida."

GUN DRILL ON THE MONITOR "FLORIDA". A considerable portion of the whole time which the average United States naval seaman spends on duty is devoted to gun drills and target practice. This glimpse of life on board the "Florida" shows a gun crew engaged in

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

2015.9627

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

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

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