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Starboard 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 starboard view of "Old Ironsides", the Constitution, ca.1900-1910. At center, the large ship named "Old Ironsides" is seen on the ocean water extending to the right. A white stripe lines the darkly-colored vessel, and roughly sixteen cannons are visibly protruding from the side of the ship. At center, three masts stand erect perpendicular to the ship. The mast in the middle is slightly taller than the adjacent two, and four perpendicular wooden bars lie at spaced intervals on each mast. A small platform can also be seen on each mast. Several ropes can be seen extending from each mast to the ship and the large wooden pole at the bow of the ship. This wooden pole extends from the ship's bow at a slight angle. Folded sails are visible on the pole's body. At the stern of the ship, an American flag can be seen hanging near the leftmost mast. In the extreme background, the ocean is seen reaching out to the horizon. Description on the bottom of the photograph reads: "Old Ironsides".
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
9 x 14 cm.
photographic prints
USC-0-1-1-12802 [Legacy record ID]
Transportation--Water--Old Ironsides
Time Period
circa 1900/1910
1-121-54 [Microfiche number]
43726 [Accession number]
CHS-43726 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

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