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Descriptive - Samuel de Champlain, the discoverer of the lake, was born in Brouage, Saintonge, on the Bay of Biscay, in 1567, and died in Quebec, Canada, Dec. 25, 1635. He made several voyages to America, and in 1608 he founded the city of Quebec, and in

American
1909
Publisher Sheldon Ambertypes (Burlington, VT)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.9077

Medium or Technique

Lithograph in black and sepia on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
No. 300. Champlain Series, Sheldon Ambertypes, Burlington, Vt.
1909 CHAMPLAIN TERCENTENNIAL 1909

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