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Two trains in the mountains, hold-to-light night scene with moon and headlights.

Publisher Gebruder Metz G.m.b.H., Tübingen


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2014.12600

Medium or Technique

Hold-to-light color lithograph with printed layer on laminated card stock.

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Gebr. Metz, Tübingen
Bitte gegen das Licht zu halten.
“METEOR” D.R.G.M. 88690.
No. 16507
Back: undivided. Used.

Inscription

Yes

Markings

Canceled. Sent 1904 to Hattstadt, France.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder