PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM COMPRISING 14 ALBUMEN IMAGES Of TURN-Of-The-CENTURY VESSELS, Including Battle-ships. Maritime History.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM COMPRISING 14 ALBUMEN IMAGES Of TURN-Of-The-CENTURY VESSELS, Including Battle-ships.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM COMPRISING 14 ALBUMEN IMAGES Of TURN-Of-The-CENTURY VESSELS, Including Battle-ships.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM COMPRISING 14 ALBUMEN IMAGES Of TURN-Of-The-CENTURY VESSELS, Including Battle-ships.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM COMPRISING 14 ALBUMEN IMAGES Of TURN-Of-The-CENTURY VESSELS, Including Battle-ships.

PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM COMPRISING 14 ALBUMEN IMAGES Of TURN-Of-The-CENTURY VESSELS, Including Battle-ships.

(n. p.): Ca pre-WWI. 12 leaves of grey mounting stock. Images: ~ 3-1/2" x 6-1/4", printed captions to most [2nd image with penciled mss caption]. Landscape format: 7" x 10". Album with grey cloth spine over drab stiff stock paper boards, red string tie. Album: modest wear & soiling to covers, Very Good. Images, bit of fading & yellowing, but nothing extreme, Very Good. Item #49989

Vessels depicted herein include:

(1) French protected cruiser "Jean Bart" [ran aground in 1907, never refloated]
(2) Russian Vessel "Rynda" [served Baltic Fleet, 1893–1896, training vessel 1906, laid up 1918, BU 1922]
(3) Brazilian battle-ship "Aquidaban" [sank in 1906, as a result of a magazine explosion]
(4) English cruiser "Blake" [built in the late 1880s, obsolete by WWI]
(5) U.S. Cruiser "Baltimore" [commissioned 1890, served till 1922, a number of refits along the way]
(6) Spanish protected Cruiser "Infanta Isabel" [launched in 1885, in 1893 visited the US, greeted by President
Cleveland, rebuilt in 1911, served until 1927]
(7) German protected cruiser "Kaiserin Augusta" [launched in 1892, served abroad between 1897 - 1902, primarily in
the East Asia Squadron, served in WWI as a gunnery training ship, scrapped in 1920]
(8) U.S. Despatch-boat "Dolphin" [1885 - 1921, the only US vessel specifically designated as a dispatch boat]
(9) Brazilian battle-ship "Aquidaban" firing a salute.
(10) English protected-cruiser "Australia" [built in the mid-1880s, served in the Mediterranean fleet 1889 - 1893, sold for
scrap in 1905.
(11) Italian protected cruiser "Giovanni Bausan" [entered service 1885, obsolete by WWI, sold mid-1920s]
(12) English cruiser "Magicienne" [second class cruiser of the RN, served 1889 - 1920]
(13) German protected Cruiser "Kaiserin Augusta"
(14) American Liner "New York"

NB. Protected cruisers were so-called because their vital machinery spaces were protected by an armoured deck and the arrangement of coal bunkers.

Price: $325.00

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