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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

One 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

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–District of Columbia–Washington

Publisher

Capitol Souvenir Co., 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

C-5

Postcard Collection Number

Washington DC-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

209 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\Washington DC\DC-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

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

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