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Views of Connecticut Towns
1927-1960
Publisher:Published by Colourpicture Publishers, Inc. , American
Publisher:Published by Ad-View Post Cards , American
Publisher:Published by Clarence H. Eggleson , American
Publisher:Published by American Art Post Card Co. , American
Publisher:Published by Curt Teich & Co., Inc. , American
Publisher:Published by Artvue Post Card Co. , American
Publisher:Published by The Collotype Co. , American
Designer:Designed by Harry H. Baumann , American
Producer:Produced by Harry H. Baumann , American
Publisher:Published by Eagle Post Card View Co. , American
Photomechanical prints; colored printer's inks on postcards
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 3 1/2 x 5 1/2in. (8.9 x 14cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: Various views of Connecticut towns, including: two general views of Marlboro; in New Haven, the lobby of the Hotel Taft; in Berlin, the Peterson Tourist Court on the Wilbur Cross Highway; in Sharon, Sharon Falls and a view of the mountains; in New Britain, the Library of the New Britain Institute, Main Street and Central Park, Franklin Square, the World War Memorial at Walnut Hill Park; in New London, the Old Town Grist Mill; in Chester, Camp Hazen showing a lake and canoes; in Middlefield, Harmony Hall, Happy Acres; in Waterbury, the view from the dam, Wigwam Reservoir; in Old Lyme, White Sands Beach and Cottages; in Woodmont, The Anchor (possibly a hotel or restaurant), St. Agnes Chapel; in West Haven, two of the West Haven Rug Co. Inc.; in New Haven, Lake Whitney from East Rock cliffs; in Crescent Beach, St. Francis Roman Catholic Church; in East Hampton, Lake Pocotopaug from Lake View House; in Canaan, several views of the Girls' Friendly Society Holiday House including the Chapel of the Transfiguration, the chapel interior, the pool and bungalow, and also a view of Canaan Mountain. Two Souvenir folders, one of New Haven, and one of New London, contain views of the town sites and historic places.
Inscription: Several of the cards have short letters written on them, have U.S. Postal stamps on them, and have been mailed. On verso, accession numbers are inscribed.
Object Number: 2002.79.1-.28
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