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Horticulture Building, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. Belle Isle Park, an island lying in the Detroit River, the playground of the people of Detorit, is one of the most beautiful parks in the county. It has many canals, a large Casino and Pavilion. It contains 758 acres and has over 20 miles of fine roadways. Among the features of the island are a fine Zoo, Aquarium, Conservatory, and Bathing Beach, also several splendid monuments. The island was purchased in 1879 and the City has expended over two and one quarter millions of dollars in developing it.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by United News Company, 24 West Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 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–Michigan–Wayne County–Detroit

Publisher

United News Company

Printer

Curt Teich & Company

Printer Number

2A-H557

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

207

Postcard Collection Number

Michigan-07

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

272 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\MI-07A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Detroit (Michigan), Belle Isle Park (Detroit, Mich.), Botanical gardens

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