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  • Germany (Imperial). Lot of Four First War U-Boat Photographs
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  • Germany (Imperial). Lot of Four First War U-Boat Photographs
  • Germany (Imperial). Lot of Four First War U-Boat Photographs
  • Germany (Imperial). Lot of Four First War U-Boat Photographs

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Germany (Imperial). Lot of Four First War U-Boat Photographs

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Germany (Imperial). Lot of Four First War U-Boat Photographs

First photograph is black and white, gloss finish, obverse illustrating a u-boat at sea with its crew standing on the deck, a large rowboat with nine people aboard in the foreground, coded "S.246947" at the lower left and marked with a copyright circled "c" above "U.EU." at the lower right, reverse with a typewritten paper affixed, the paper inscribed "246947 COPYRIGHT UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD, N.Y. / REMARKABLE PHOTOGRAPH OF A GERMAN SUBMARINE STOPPING A DUTCH LINER / This new, remarkable and unpublished photographed (sic) shows a German U-Boat actually stopping a Dutch liner, The S.S. New Amsterdam which left Rotterdam on the 3rd of August was attacked after sailing two days by a German submarine off the Norwegen (sic) Coast, the submarine shot upon the liner but missed her mark. The liner then stopped and put out a boat to sea in which the chief officer took his place to show the ships papers. The submarine disappeared almost instantly when it sighted a vessel on the horizon which was undoubtedly a British cruiser. This photo taken on the deck of the New Amsterdam shows the officers leaving in a lifeboat for the submarine. 8/22/18.", coded in blue china marker "N-229 German Subs", 254 mm (w) x 192 mm (h), pieces missing in three corners, tears, crazing in the finish. Second photograph is black and white, gloss finish, obverse illustrating a group of twenty-four sailors topside on a u-boat, reverse photographer stamped in red ink "FRIED. KRUPP Germaniawerft A. G. KIEL-GAARDEN", the stamp numbered "394", 116 mm (w) x 173 mm (h). Third photograph is black and white, gloss finish, obverse illustrating a group of seven officers standing upon a u-boat, three sailors st the far left, with four others on the dock, reverse with inscriptions in black ink and pencil, 180 mm (w) x 132 mm (h). Fourth photograph is black and white, gloss finish, with scalloped edges, obverse illustrating a group of seventeen sailors topside on a u-boat, reverse with an inscription in pencil and dated 1918, 112 mm (w) x 81 mm (h). Ranging from fine to extremely fine. (C:102)
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