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MOUNT SHASTA

A peak of the Sierra Nevada range in California. It is of volcanic origin, about 14,500 feet above sea level. On its summit are three glaciers, one of which, Mt. Whitney, is three miles long.

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

2015.11759

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. C12 - WESCO COLOR CARD
REPRODUCED from NATURAL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS
Reproduced by Spectratone 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