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Torrey Pine, near San Diego, California, is rarest of all known pines. Native only to San Diego County and Santa Rosa Island, these weird trees which when growing by the sea are bent by the wind into low and tortuous shapes, grow straight-limbed if protected.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Union Oil Company of California in Los Angeles, California.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1951-05-06

Sender

G [San Diego, California]

Recipient

Miss Clarke [Saint Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

[in French]

Language of Message

French

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California-San Diego County-San Diego

Publisher

Union Oil Co. of California

Date Issued

1890-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Southern California-137

Date Digitized

2014-04-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Southern California-137A

Image File Size

1,688 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Diego (Calif.), Pines, Pacific Ocean

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