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Sender

May Clarke [San Francisco, California, United States]

Recipient

Sister Genvieve Juarez [San Diego, California, United States]

Postmark

1955-08-09

Caption

Golden Gate Bridge - This is the world's tallest single span suspension bridge. It was built at a cost of $35,500,000, and crosses historic Golden Gate at San Francisco. Two main cable towers 746-ft.tall support 36.5 inch master cables from which is suspended a 90 ft. wide 6 lane traffic deck and two pedestrian walks, 266 feet above San Francisco Bay.

Physical Description

One linen postcard with divided back published by Smith News Company, San Francisco, California and printed in the United States by Colorpicture Publications, Boston, Massachusetts.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–San Francisco County

Publisher

Smith News Co.

Printer

Colorpicture

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

SFG 39

Postcard Collection Number

San Francisco County-38

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

294 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\US CA San Francisco\SF-38A

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

Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, California), San Francisco Bay (California), Bridges, Aerial Views, Bays (Bodies of Water)

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