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Sender

Leocadia [Albany, New York, United States]

Recipient

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

Postmark

1955-05-16

Caption

Albany is the second oldest city in the United States, and since 1797 has been the capitol of the Empire State. It was a strategic center during Colonial Days, and it was here in 1754 that steps were taken by the Colonial Congress to consider a federation of the colonies. It has always been an important trading and transportation center.

Physical Description

One linen postcard with divided back published by Princly's Greeting Cards, Albany, New York and printed in the United States by "Tichnor Quality Views" made only by Tichnor Brothers Inc. Boston, Massachusetts.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–New York–Albany County–Albany

Publisher

Princly's Greeting Cards

Printer

Tichnor Bros., Inc.

Printing Process

Chromolithography

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

1

Postcard Collection Number

New York-08

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

395 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\New York\NY-08A

Copyright

This postcard may be protected by copyright law. It is being made available for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research use only. It is the responsibility of the user to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) or heirs for any other use.

Keywords

Hudson River (New York), Business Districts (Albany, New York), Rivers, Bridges

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