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Eighteen views of Washington, D.C. landmarks, circa 1945-1950

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Alternate title:Greetings from Washington, D.C.
Summary:Postcard portfolio with a sheet that folds out to reveal color images of landmarks in and around Washington, D.C.: the Lincoln Memorial, Mount Vernon, the Library of Congress, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House, the United States Capitol building, the National Gallery of Art, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and Union Station. The inside of the portfolio is printed with information about each landmark. Postmark: August 25, 1947(?).
Provider:Capitol Souvenir Company
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Railroad Stations
Galleries & museums
Official residences
Monuments & memorials
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
Tombs and Sepulchral Monuments
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Library of Congress
Thomas Jefferson Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
White House (Washington, D.C.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Tomb of the Unknowns (Va.)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at http://www.lib.umd.edu/NTL/queries.html