|The picture shows a view of the (2) 1800s U.S.S. Iowa Battleship & Crew Stereoview Photograph Cards in this lot. Both of these images are on the main deck by the big guns of the Battleship. The first stereoview card has an image of many Battleship Sailors in uniform on several decks. It is marked as follows:|
The Great 13 in. Guns and Brave Gunner Boys
Sea Going Battleship ''IOWA''
Copyright 1898 by Strobmeyer & Wyman
Underwood & Underwood, Publishers.
New York, London, Toronto - Canada, Ottawa - Kansas.
Works & Study
Arlington, N.J., Littleton, N.H., Washington, D.C.
The second stereoview card pictures Battleship Sailors on the main deck with their goat mascot. It reads as follows:
Jackies having fun with ''Billy'' the mascot
Copyright 1899 by R. Y. Young.
American Stereoscopic Company
Manufacturers and Publishers
725 727 Broadway.
New York, U.S.A.
The photographic cards each measures 7'' x 3-1/2''. These appear to be in excellent condition with only light wear and age discoloration to the cards. The photographs are clear and detailed.