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Postcard: two women perched on a rock in the ocean

PC001.03.01.USME.2210.0040.001 (RS177067)

Description

A picture postcard depicting two women sitting on a rock in the ocean at Old Orchard Beach, Maine. One woman waves an American flag. The postcard was never mailed, but on the back is a short poem titled "At Old Orchard - Summer of 1915." The poem reads: "The sea there teems with mermaids fair; / The land with queens of beauteous strain; / I love my home, but oh you kids, / I'm not so lonesome up in Maine!" There is no signature or author's name given.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1915
Physical Description
1 picture postcard : color ; 3.5 x 5.5 inches
Dimensions
5.5x 3.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
273640
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.USME.2210.0040.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
beaches
flags
oceans
shores (landforms)
swimming
Material Type
picture postcards
Places
Old Orchard Beach (York county, Maine)

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