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U.S. NAVY. Torpedo and Tube on Torpedo Boat Destroyer "Perry."

TORPEDO AND TUBE ON TORPEDO BOAT DESTROYER "PERRY". The torpedo is fired from the tube by means of compressed air, and once it enters the water is carried on its mission of destruction by a tiny engine which operates the wheel or propeller at its after e

American
1906
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960), Copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett (American)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.9623

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Copyright 1905 by Waldon Fawcett.
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