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Catalog Number 2005.35.7o
Object Name Postcard
Accession number 2005.35
Description Inscribed postcard. The front includes a colorized photograph of the Scott Monument in Edinburgh, Scotland with the East Princes Street Gardens in the foreground. Photo captioned: "Scott Mont., East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh". The image is on a background of green, blue, and yellow plaid with white flowers and a shield crest labeled "GORDON".

Inscription on back of postcard, transcribed: "U.S.S. Wyoming with Sixth Battle Squadron. H.M. Grand Fleet. / Dec. 1917 to Dec. 1918."

14 x 9 cm.

From the service of William E. Letts, Coxswain U.S. Navy. Letts enlisted April 1, 1916, trained at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois, served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, and was honorably discharged on March 25, 1920.
Date 1917-1918
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1918
People Letts, William E. "Billie"
Subjects World War I