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Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska

MENDENHALL GLACIER in southern Alaska is one of the few glaciers in the world accessible by automobile. More than a mile wide, swift streams are forced from under its great weight and sides of valleys along its course are cut and scarred by pressure of t

American
1955
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.11689

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. ROYAL 76 GASOLINE TOUR ALASKA WITH UNION
UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
MADE IN U.S.A. [black ink on back]

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