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NHF-113 Lieutenant Commander John P.M. Johnston Collection

14 postcards and 34 stereopticon cards, some with faded color tinting, showing early 20th century scenes on board US Navy ships and ashore, with a particular focus on battleships.
Title: Lieutenant Commander John P.M. Johnston Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-113-A.01: Crane lifting 350 tons of guns, League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Description: 14 postcards and 34 stereopticon cards, some with faded color tinting, showing early 20th century scenes on board US Navy ships and ashore, with a particular focus on battleships.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-113
Tags: battleship
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Circa this Year: 1900
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Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Battleship
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials