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LAKE MERRITT

These 160 acres of salt water form a "Y" reaching into the heart of Oakland, California. Encircling the lake are a hiking patch, a park strip and a high speed boulevard. At the upper part of the "Y" is a 53-acre Lakeside Park.

American
1940's
Publisher Natural Color by Mike Roberts


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.11756

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. C-10 WESCO COLOR CARD
REPRODUCED from NATURAL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS
From an original Kodachrome by Mike Roberts.
LET’S GO! U.S.A. - KEEP ‘EM FLYING!

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