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Pinnacles National Monument, California
PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT south of Hollister comprises 10,000 acres of crags, rocks, pinnacles and forests. The colored rock formations have been carved by wind and water into long twisting caverns, narrow gorges and great terraced domes.
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photochrome on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint. ROYAL 76 GASOLINE TOUR THE WEST WITH UNION
UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
MADE IN U.S.A. [black ink on back]
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)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder