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Sender

Kay & Ann Greer [Washington, District of Columbia, United States]

Recipient

Rev. Mother Thompson [San Diego, California, United States]

Postmark

1955-04-08

Caption

Lincoln Memorial is located on the axis of the Capitol and the Monument. The union of the U.S. is expressed in the colonnade surrounding the hall. There are 36 columns, one for each state in existence at the time of Lincoln's death. The statue of Lincoln is in the center of the Memorial, while smaller halls at each side of the central hall contain second Inaugural and Gettysburg Addresses.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by Capitol Souvenir Company, Washington D.C. and printed in the United States.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Excerpt from Message

Greetings Kay & Ann Greer

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–District of Columbia–Washington

Publisher

Capitol Souvenir Company, Inc.

Printer Number

60369

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

C-5

Postcard Collection Number

WashingtonDC-09

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

209 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\DC-09A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

The Mall (Washington, D.C.), National Parks & Reserves, Monuments & Memorials, Reflecting Pools

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