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Old Man of the Mountain, White Mountains, N.H.

PC001.03.01.USNH.0860.0020.0001 (RS214968)

Description

One color postcard of tourists gazing up at The Old Man in the Mountain, a granite rock formation, in the distance, Franconia, New Hampshire, c. 1924. Several early model cars are parked on the road nearby. The rock formation also referred to as The Great Stone Face or Profile.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
c. 1924
Date of Acquisition
2001
Physical Description
one color postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Severy, 2001.
GUSN
307779
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.USNH.0860.0020.0001

Record details

Originator
Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
automobiles
faces (animal or human components)
mountains
profiles (figures)
rock
tourism
Material Type
postcards
Places
Franconia (Grafton county, New Hampshire)
White Mountains (Coos county, New Hampshire) [mountain range]
Cannon Mountain (Grafton county, New Hampshire) [peak]

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