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U.S. NAVY. Riot Drill by Bluejackets of the "Kearsarge."

RIOT DRILL BY BLUEJACKETS OF THE "KEARSARGE". Detachments of seamen are frequently landed from United States war vessels to protect American interests in some foreign country where trouble is brewing. This view shows a squad of bluejackets from the first

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

2015.9620

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