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Title: Photographic postcard of the CHARLES W. MORGAN

Accession Number: 2009.22.28
Category: POSTCARDS
Type: postcard
Maker: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Place: USA, CT, Mystic; USA, CT, New London; USA, MA, Boston
Date:
Materials: paper
Description: Postcard; Photographic postcard of the CHARLES W. MORGAN; From the Eduard Stackpole Collection; large colored photographic postcard of the CHARLES W. MORGAN while docked at Mystic Seaport; back of card is divided into two sides; printed down center as a dividing line reads "'Plastichrome'® by COLOURPICTURE PUBLISHERS, INC., Boston 15, Mass., U.S.A."; printed directly above dividing line at the top of postcard back is "P11548"; printed along left edge of postcard back reads "Distributed by The New London News Co., New London, Conn."; printed along the top on the right half of the postcard back reads the description "MYSTIC SEAPORT, Mystic, Conn., is one of the outstanding/ historical exhibits in the nation. This reconstructed whaling/ village contains not only a museum, but ancient buildings ex-/actly as they used to be, like the old counting-house, apothe-/ cary shop, firehouse, shipsmith shop, sail and rigging loft, and/ other structures seen here. It also has famous old ships like the/ whaleship Charles W. Morgan seen here in the foreground, the/ square-rigger Joseph Conrad glimpsed in the background, and/ other vessels."; printed on right side of card back is "POST CARD", as well as a box in the upper right corner, with "PUT/ STAMP/ HERE" printed inside of it.

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