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Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun on Cheyenne mountain overlooking Broadmoor and Colorado Springs, Colorado. This tower is one of the most unique structures in the world. Built like a medieval castle, it is all metal and stone - no wood enters its construction. A Beacon light burns perpetually in its tower. Murals of the early day West and of Will Rogers cover the walls of its interior.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by Sanborn Souvenir Company, Denver, Colorado and printed in the United States by "C.T. Art Colortone" made only by Curt Teich & Co. Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Colorado–El Paso County

Publisher

Sanborn Souvenir Company

Printer

Curt Teich & Company

Printer Number

7A-H3682

Printing Process

Color lithograph

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

2131

Postcard Collection Number

Colorado-16

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

326 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\CO-16A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Historic Sites, Cheyenne Mountain (Colorado), Mountains, Shrines, Will Rogers, 1879-1935

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