Life at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, just after World War I, as recorded in an album containing 217 photographs,

17 are 5 x 7 inches, mounted one to a page, the balance approximately 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, mounted four or five to the page. Photographs mounted on plain black album paper bound into blue cloth boards, gilt-stamped "Navy" on the upper cover, tied. Some of the images are faded, but a well-preserved collection of photographs. Item #49813

The larger photographs include interior scenes of the operating room in the academy hospital and campus buildings, the rest represent a wide range of campus views, including scenes along the docks and harbor and along river shorelines, some sporting activities (rowing, football, baseball), records of cruises aboard a variety of ships and boats, and sightseeing trips to Washington, D.C., and New York City. Many sailors (midshipmen?) are pictured, but none are identified. The first photograph in the album is a portrait of Captain James G. Field, commanding officer of the academy hospital, 1913-1920.

Price: $475.00

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