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Photographer

Kaufmann-Fabry Photo

Sender

B.V.L. [Chicago, Illinois, United States]

Recipient

Miss May A. Clarke [San Diego, California, United States]

Postmark

1955-07-26

Caption

The famed Water Tower, on whose site the great Chicago fire of 1871 was stopped, has been preserved as a monument to that terrible disaster.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by Cameo Greeting Card, Incorporated, Chicago, Illinois and printed in the United States by Colorpicture Publications, Boston, Massachusetts.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Excerpt from Message

Many thanks for card. I am glad to hear that you are well. Miss Agatha is well entertained and lively as 40 years ago. It was very [illegible], but fields arrived, [illegible] green, not as last year. I live 5 blocks north of Oakdale, small hotel, nice trees in front of building - 4 min to work, very pleasant. All good wishes to you!! - B.V.L.

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Illinois–Cook County–Chicago

Publisher

Cameo Greeting Cards

Printer

Colorpicture

Printer Number

K 1573

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

4

Postcard Collection Number

Illinois-14

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

308 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\IL-14A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Water Tower Gallery (Chicago, Illinois), Water Towers, Historic Sites, Monuments & Memorials, Business Districts (Chicago, Illinois)

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