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

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

Descriptive Terms

tourism
automobiles
mountains
rock
profiles (figures)
faces (animal or human components)
postcards

Physical Description

one color postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

2001

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.USNH.0860.0020.0001

Date Notes

c. 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Severy, 2001.

Places

Franconia (Grafton county, New Hampshire)
White Mountains (Coos county, New Hampshire) [mountain range]
Cannon Mountain (Grafton county, New Hampshire) [peak]

Record Details

Originator

Detroit Publishing Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards

Description Level

Item