Street Scenes -- Savannah Georgia (title from back caption)
Kastichrome Colourpicture, Boston MA, 02130, dist. By Dixie News Co., Savannah, GA
Architecture -- Georgia -- Savannah.
Historic buildings -- Georgia -- Savannah -- Pictorial works.
Savannah (Ga.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Color postcard with no border and a divided back, postmarked 1968. Caption from back: "Savannah Georgia Downtown Savannah, looking east on Broughton Street toward the World-Famous Pirate House Restaurant." However, this appears to be looking west on Broughton Street from the corner of Broughton and Abercorn Streets. The First Federal Savings building is on the north side of the street and the Liberty Bank and Trust is the tall building in the background. Designed by Hyman W. Witcover and built around 1906, the building also housed the Savannah National Bank. It was torn down in 1975.
The card was published by Colourpicture, located in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, between 1938-1969. They were an important publisher and printer of linen view-cards of the United States. They later went on to publish photochromes under the name trade names of Plastichrome and Kastichrome in the 1950's.
No number or symbol of identification appears on card.
Scholars wishing to cite this item should include item title, Savannah Postcard Collection, MS 016, Jen Library Archives and Special Collections, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and the item's url.
3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
MS 016 Savannah Postcard Collection, Jen Library Archives and Special Collections, the Savannah College of Art and Design.
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