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MY Rushmore ... Front & Back

 
 
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Posted 03/07/2016   11:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ikeyPikey to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Mt Rushmore ... Front & Back

Most "view cards" of Mt Rushmore give me the yawns.

But this documentary took my yawns away ...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexp...ms/rushmore/

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... as did these two postcards of Mt Rushmore.

The Front

This RPPC is a mass-produced card, but with a legend etched into the negative, by the photographer, by hand.

The reverse bears a lightly penciled date: 21/Aug/1941.

http://www.playle.com/realphoto/photod.php ... the logo'd stamp box is the { EKC // PLACE // STAMP // HERE } type.



What I like best about collecting RPPCs is how many are excellent prints of large-format negatives that sometimes show stunning detail, to wit:



The Back ...



Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey

Edited to add: The RPPC is from the collection of Michael Lebbert.

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