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Ginkgo Petrified Forest, Washington
GINKGO PETRIFIED FOREST east of Ellensburg, Washington, is the burial ground of one of the rarest of all prehistoric forests. 75 different trees, many of subtropical variety, once grew in this 10 million-year-old area.
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photochrome on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint. SEE THE OLD WEST THIS YEAR WITH 76 GASOLINE
No.170 in UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
COPYRIGHT 1941 UNION OIL CO. OF CALIF. MADE IN U.S.A.
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)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder