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U.S. NAVY. Training Ship "Severn."

TRAINING SHIP "SEVERN." Practice ship for the cadets of the Naval Academy. A sailing vessel, built at Bath, Me. It is 175 feet long and 37 feet broad, displacing 1,175 tons of water. Cost, about $112,600. It is armed with six 4-inch rapid firing guns, be

American
about 1905
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

2015.9638

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Photo only Copyright 1905 by Enrique Muller.
Back: undivided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2436, “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