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U.S. NAVY. Torpedo Boat, "Decatur."

The Decatur. Torpedo-boat Destroyer, 420 tons - 8000 H.P. - Speed 28 knots - Complement 72 - 245 feet long, 23 1/2 feet beam. 6 1/2 feet draught. Launched 1900.

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

2015.9599

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. 1076 “U.S. Navy.”
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