This is a RPPC U.S.S. Chicago Photo Postcard and is in great condition. The Image is bright and NOT Faded. The first USS Chicago was a protected cruiser of the United States Navy, the largest of the original three authorized by Congress for the "New Navy". She was launched 5 December 1885 by John Roach and Sons, Chester, Pennsylvania, sponsored by Edith Cleborne (daughter of Navy Medical Director Cuthbert J. Cleborne) and commissioned 17 April 1889, Captain H. B. Robeson in command. We charge $4.00 for Insured/shipping for the 1st Postcard purchased and a dollar additional for each other card.