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San Francisco Bay Bridge, California

SAN FRANCISCO BAY BRIDGE Linking San Francisco and Metropolitan Oakland, in California, is the longest bridge in the world - extreme length, including approaches is 8 1/4 miles. One pier of the bridge is 242 feet high, equivalent to a 20-story building.

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

2015.11747

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. C-1 COLOR CARD
KODACHROME REPRODUCTION BY MIKE ROBERTS STUDIOS BERKELEY 2, CALIF.

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