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Balanced Rock, Idaho

BALANCED ROCK near Buhl, Idaho, is a huge mushroom shaped lilmestone structure resulting from freakish wind erosion. This area is interesting for the famous "Sinking Farm," disappearing streams and other unusual topography.

American
1941
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.10921

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. SEE THE OLD WEST THIS YEAR WITH 76 GASOLINE
No.146 in UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
COPYRIGHT 1941 UNION OIL CO. OF CALIF. MADE IN U.S.A.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder