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UA 480.05 LCDR John W. Morse Collection

UA 480.05 LCDR John W. Morse Collection
Title: UA 480.05 LCDR John W. Morse Collection
Caption: "On the Orinoco River - USS Wilmington (Gunboat No. 8) at City of Bolivar, Venezuela"
Description: 50+ photographs from the Naval service of Lieutenant Commander John W. Morse. The photographs primarily focus on travels in South America and Asia. Images include: Gibraltar (19th century); Colombo, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] (19th century); The Opera House in Algiers; Bolivar [Ciudad Bolivar], Venezuela & Orinoco River; Spain [unidentified locations]; Yokohama, Japan & 100 Steps; Tagalo Farmers on Philippines Islands; Armistice Day 1923 in Paris; Argentine women; Amazon River at Inquitos, Peru; Amazon River at Codajas, Brazil; Amazon River at Fonte Boas, Brazil; A Venezuelan Fort “Guianu Vieja”; Manaus, Brazil on the Rio Negro; USS New York (ACR-2) [1901]; USS Davis (TB-12); Officers of USS Wilmington (PG-8) July 1900; USS Wilmington (PG-8) on the Orinoco River near Bolivar [Ciudad Bolivar], Venezuela; USS Gamble (DD-123) off Pearl Harbor; USS John D. Edwards (DD-216) underway; USS Fred T. Berry (DD-858); Portraits of Farragut & Porter; Mount Rainer; Train crash at Mount Shasta on Southern Pacific railroad on 7 July 1901.
Accession #: UA 480
Catalog #: UA 480.05
Donor: Lieutenant Commander John W. Morse via Naval Historical Foundation
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