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Montezuma Castle, Arizona

MONTEZUMA CASTLE, best preserved cliff dwelling in the United States, is located in central Arizona about 30 miles southeast of Clarkdale. The castle, a prehistoric apartment house, contains 20 rooms and could have accommodated more that 100 people.

American
1947
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.11006

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. TOUR THE WEST THIS YEAR WITH 76 UNION GASOLINE
UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
MADE IN U.S.A. 47-J-29

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