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U.S. REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE. Drilling with 4-inch Breech Loading Rifle.

DRILLING WITH 4-INCH BREECH LOADING RIFLE. The Revenue Cutters are fitted with an armament qualified to impress smugglers or any other lawbreakers, whom it may be necessary to apprehend. Ordnance of four-inch calibre is the heaviest the cadets need expec

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

2015.9614

Medium or Technique

Photo-chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Copyright 1904 by Waldon Fawcett.
Back: undivided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2325 “U.S.Revenue Cutter Service.”
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