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State of Connecticut Postcard
Publisher:Published by Curt Teich & Co., Inc. , American
Photomechanical prints; colored printer's inks and silk on postcard
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 5 5/16 x 3 3/8in. (13.5 x 8.6cm) Sheet (height x width): 5 1/2 x 3 1/2in. (14 x 8.9cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Gallery Copy: The sprightly young woman on this postcard was evidently intended to represent the State of Connecticut and was undoubtedly part of a series of cards with figures representing the different states issued by Curt Teich & Co. of Chicago around 1910. A version of the Connecticut State Seal appears in the upper right hand corner of this card.
Description: A young woman wearing a sweaterm skirt, and hat holds a pennant on a stick. The girl's skirt, pennant, and hat have pieces of silk overlaid. A shield with stars and stripes is in the upper left corner. Three grapevines, a banner with words "QUI TRANSTULIT SUSTINET" and the word "CONNECTICUT" are in the upper right corner.
Inscription: On recto, lower right, printed in brown ink, "STATE / OF CONNECTICUT"; on verso, lower right, in pencil, accession number
Object Number: 2012.171.0
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