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Mt. McKinley, Alaska

MT. MCKINLEY in western Alaska, towering 20,464 feet, is the highest peak in North America. It is in Mt. McKinley National park, an area remarkable for its glaciers, flora and wild life. Park has good hotel and 80 miles of roads.

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.10959

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. TOUR SCENIC ALASKA THIS YEAR WITH 76 UNION GASOLINE
UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
MADE IN U.S.A. 47-A-18

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