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Clear Lake, California

CLEAR LAKE - 3 to 9 miles wide and 25 miles long - is the largest body of fresh water entirely within California. Popular with residents of the Bay Area. Clear Lake is among the more frequented resort regions. East of Hopland off Highway 101.

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

2015.10917

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.142 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