1908 photo postcard ship in ice of Bering Sea Alaska

$21.00 USD

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Nice postcard photo of man leaning on railing of ship, looking out over ice in Bering Sea, Mailed to France via French Consulate in Nome Alaska.

Written on front:

"Notre bateau dans les glaces, mer de Behring 10 juin 1908 ---"

("Our ship in the ice, Bering sea June 10th 1908 ---”)

Text on back “…mauvaise saison pour moi! Pas d’eau..  (…”bad season for me! no water…”) signed by consular agent Albert Schneider(?).

On back, black stamp:

AGENCE CONSULAIRE DE FRANCE A NOME CITY, ALASKA

Postmarked 'NOME JUL 29 1908 ALASKA’ on 2 cent Washington stamp. mailed to Paris France.

Paper bit curved.

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)