Postcard: two women perched on a rock in the ocean

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

Descriptive Terms

beaches
oceans
shores (landforms)
flags
swimming
picture postcards

Physical Description

1 picture postcard : color ; 3.5 x 5.5 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.USME.2210.0040.001

Image Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Old Orchard Beach (York county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

picture postcards

Description Level

Item