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Title: "Down to the Sea in Ships" advertising postcard

Accession Number: 1988.23.489
Category: POSTCARDS
Type: postcard
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Date: 1921
Materials: paper
Description: Photographic postcard, advertising film "Down to the Sea in Ships"; [made in 1921] obverse has port bow view of whaling bark under full sail [supposedly the CHARLES W. MORGAN, but may be the whaling bark WANDERER, built 1878, lost 1924, see Leavitt "The Charles W. Morgan" page 77]; reverse has information about the MORGAN's history, mentions Elmer Clifton Production of "Down to the Sea in Ships".

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