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What does this appear to be at first glance? (No peeking at the title!) (LOC)

What does this appear to be at first glance? (No peeking at the title!) (LOC)

This is one of the featured photos in the “Not an Ostrich” exhibition that will be closing soon (Sept. 9, 2018) in Los Angeles, California. Read more about it in our recent Picture This blog post, “Not an Ostrich”—Exhibition of Library of Congress Photos.”

We'll be back with another set of photos next week...

U.S.S. Washington - unique bow view

[Camden, New Jersey], [1921]

1 photograph : print ; sheet 20 x 25 cm

Summary: Photograph shows close-up view of the bow of the U.S.S. Washington battleship under construction at New York Shipbuilding Corporation facility in Camden, New Jersey; ship was launched on September 1, 1921 and sunk as a target on November 25, 1924.

• J250404 U.S. Copyright Office.
• Title from item.
• No. 14415A.
• Exhibited as a digital copy in: "Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America's Library" at the Annenberg Space for Photography, 2018; Business & Science section.

• New York Shipbuilding Corporation--Facilities--New Jersey--Camden--1920-1930.
• New York Shipbuilding Corporation--Products--New Jersey--Camden--1920-1930.
• Battleships--New Jersey--Camden--1920-1930.
• Boat & ship industry--New Jersey--Camden--1920-1930.
• Photographic prints--1920-1930.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):

Call Number: SSF - Industry--Boats and Ships--1921 [item]

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Photo prise le 30 octobre 2015 (© The Library of Congress / Flickr)

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