1899 Print Iowa Battleship Mascot Spanish American War Smoking Tobacco CUB1

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"The Mascot of the Iowa has a Fondness for Tobacco Smoke."

This is an original 1899 halftone print of the mascot (which appears to be a goat) of the USS Iowa, a U.S. battleship during the Spanish-American War.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a large collection of historical images of the people, architecture, and scenery of the new possessions of the United States after the Spanish-American War of 1898 (Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Philippines), as well as some images of the American Army and Navy with portraits of some of the prominent military officers in the Spanish-American War.

CONDITION

This 112+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 4.5 inches; 10 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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