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Sender

Mary & Louis Mercer [New Orleans, Louisiana, United States]

Recipient

Miss May Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri, United States]

Postmark

1939-09-08

Caption

In the many court yards, like this one found in the Vieux Carre, or Old Quarter, of New Orleans, the visitor is offered the exotic lure of characteristic Creole beauty.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back printed in the United States by E. C. Kropp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Excerpt from Message

Dear Miss Clarke, Our trip is a constant delight. Miles of beautiful forest, places I’ve always wished to see. Vicksburg. Natchez. New Orleans. Right now I’m sitting about 100 feet from the Gulf of Mexico and best wishes from Mary and Louise Mercer

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Louisiana–Orleans Parish–New Orleans

Publisher

Louisiana News Company

Printer

E. C. Kropp Company

Printer Number

23039

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

44

Postcard Collection Number

Louisiana-11

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

317 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\LA-11A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

New Orleans (Louisiana), Vieux Carre (New Orleans, Louisiana), French Quarter (New Orleans, Louisiana), Gardens

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