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U.S. REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE. Landing Drill.

LANDING DRILL. In the landing drill, a detachment of twenty or more cadets, strung out along a rope after the fashion of a volunteer fire company, drag ashore from their ship a one-pounder gun, and after reaching a vantage point, train it upon an imagina

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

2015.9618

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