1918 WW1 Print USS BATTLESHIP TEXAS NEW YORK HARBOUR Brooklyn Bridge SKYLINE 530

Product code: GW (530) 16Apr2016
£17.99

SUPER DREADNOUGHT Battle Ship Texas NEW YORK HARBOUR Manhatten Skyline BROOKLYN BRIDGE Central Vermont Railway NAVY SAILORS DRILL

 

A full page from a publication, from the dated stated and not a later reproduction.
Interesting and informative illustrations etc from the WW1 period. Full page is titled:

U.S. Battleship Texas, super Dreadnought of 27,000 tons Displacement, Carrying Ten 14inch guns, Leaving New York Harbour
 
Date Published: c1918

The USS Battle Ship Texas on the East river near the Brooklyn Bridge. Various dockside or naval buildings can be seen alongside including the Central Vermont Railway building. The Manhatten skyline with skyscrapers in the background. Sleekburnc.

On the reverse of the page are two photographic images:

"Old Glory's" answer to the Black Flag: American battlehip engaging a German U boat - shows sailors on the deck of the ship with many guns etc.

American bluejackets at debarkation drill: Assembling, loading, and firing a gun.   

Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1918. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919. Sleekburnc.

A full page print from a publication, as the date and provenance states, and not a modern reproduction. A photogravure or rotogravure type image. The page measures approx overall 315 x 225 mm (12.25 x 8.75 inches). It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. Reference resource historical research material WW1.

 

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Product Code GW (530) 16Apr2016