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MY Rushmore ... Front & Back

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Mt Rushmore ... Front & Back

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

But this documentary took my yawns away ...


... 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. ... 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 ...


/s/ ikeyPikey

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

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