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Don’t Miss the Boat! Adopt!

Boats, Sloops, Steamships and Yachts. Ephemera cards (set of 14), 1870-1890.

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These colorful cards of well-known warships, steamers, and yachts were intended to be collected and arranged in photograph-style albums and viewed in the parlor or nursery.  Louis Prang of Boston was a major producer of similar cards, issuing sets of flowers, adorable children, pets, urban views, and sea shells. Although this set is without imprint, it could well be a Prang production as it features several ships that berthed in Boston.

Adopted by Andrew and Caroline Graham in honor of Lt. Michael Perkins

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