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Vasquez Rocks, California
VASQUEZ ROCKS, California, are named for the notorious bandit who used this location as his hideout. Vasquez was found guilty and hung in 1875. This picturesque scenery may be enjoyed on Highway 6, 55 miles north of Los Angeles.
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photochrome on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint. SEE THE OLD WEST THIS YEAR WITH 76 GASOLINE
No.159 in UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
COPYRIGHT 1941 UNION OIL CO. OF CALIF. MADE IN U.S.A.
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