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Object Name Print, Photographic
Object ID 2014.047.203
Collection John L. Freeman Family Photograph Collection
Summary Photographic postcard, black and white, snapshot of a young child, Barbara, seated on the deck of the SS Oceania. The child, approximately 2 years old, has short, curly hair and wears a heavy coat with large buttons down left front. She sits on a large game board (possibly for shuffleboard) printed with large numbers and holds a set of large disks in her hand. Wooden deck chairs are to the right. Handwritten in black ink across top of obverse is "[Ar]riving home Feb 4th 1911. S.S. Oceania". Handwritten in black ink on reverse is "Barbara / thoroughly / enjoys herself". Addressed to Mrs. H. A. Tomlinson, Archdale [P. O.?], North Carolina U.S.A., but not stamped or postmarked.
Date 1907-1918
Medium Paper
Additional Information The SS Oceania was launched in 1907 and mined and sunk in 1918.
People Tomlinson, Mary Myrtle Freeman
Credit Line Gift of Robert Ragan Poston, Jr.