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Angled portside view of "Old Ironsides", the Constitution, ca.1900-1910
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1900/1910
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
California Historical Society
University of Southern California Digital Library
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license-- both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Photograph of angled portside view of "Old Ironsides", the Constitution, ca.1900-1910. At center, the large U.S. vessel named "Old Ironsides" is seen moving through the ocean. On the ship's stern, an emblem in the shape of an eagle surrounded by stars is visible. Below the emblem, a row of windows can be seen with the word "Constitution" written below. A small boat is also seen hanging near this emblem over the side of the boat. A white stripe lines the side of the boat, and several cannon hatches can be seen near the center of the ship's hull. On the deck, several wide rope ladders are visible connecting to the mast platforms above. Three masts are located on the ship, and each mast supports a minimum of four sails. A few angled sails are seen near the bases of the masts, and a large square sail is open near the stern of the ship. Also, a large American flag can be seen waving in the wind near the stern's sail. Description on the bottom of the photograph reads: "Old Ironsides".
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
14 x 9 cm.
photographic prints
USC-0-1-1-12803 [Legacy record ID]
Transportation--Water--Old Ironsides
Time Period
circa 1900/1910
43727 [Accession number]
CHS-43727 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

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