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Catalog Number 1987.01.0227
Title Fort East Martello
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting Fort East Martello. The caption reads, ‘Martello Towers, Old Union fort, Key West, Florida’. The description on the verso reads, 'Martello Towers. Construction on these was begun by the U.S. Government in 1856. When built they were considered impregnable. Today they are crumbling massive brick ruins.'
Artist Florida Keys Printing and Publishing, Key West, Florida.