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Calaveras Big Trees, California

CALAVERAS BIG TREES 24 miles northeast of Angels Camp, California. The North Grove, on Highway 4, contains 158 Sequoias over 12 ft. in diameter. South Grove boasts 947 trees of equal girth. This area is famed for its early gold history.

American
1947
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.11000

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. TOUR THE WEST THIS YEAR WITH 76 UNION GASOLINE
UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
MADE IN U.S.A. 47-J-21

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