Washington Monument, Washington, D. C.
- B. S. Reynolds Co.
- Washington, D.C.
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- overall: 5 7/16 in x 3 7/16 in
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- Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
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- Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera
This tinted postcard features the Washington Monument in Washington, D. C. Finished in 1885, the 555-foot tall granite obelisk has a pyramid made of aluminum at the top. The postcard reverse is divided. Narrative text is printed on the left side. Also on the left side is a handwritten note in black ink from E. A. Conkey to Mrs. Henry N. English of Jacksonville, Illinois. The Washington, D. C., postmark is dated June 11, 1929. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.
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