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Catalog Number 2005.007.0002
Object Name Postcard
Title Greetings from Moses Lake, Wash.
Scope & Content Color illustrated postcard. "Greetings from / Moses Lake, Wash." written or printed in cursive in gold across image. Illustrated image of possible steamboat with plume of steam with passengers in body of water with trees, hills, sky, and birds in background. Water contains lily pads, cattails, reeds, and other vegetation floating on surface.

Cancelled dark green 1 cent Benjamin Franklin stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "MOSES LAKE, / FEB / 12 / A.M / 1909 / WASH." and is near stamp on reverse. Partial illegible upside down postmark near Moses Lake postcard on reverse. Reverse of card: "Post- Card. Postkart. Carte postale" printed on top half of postcard and "Th. E. L. 'Theochrom' Serie No. 1120 / Printed in Germany" printed near bottom edge of postcard. Illustrated shooting star and Th. E. L. logo printed in proper lower left hand corner on reverse. "Dear Nannie / I received your / pretty card and / was glad to hear / from you This / leaver us well / here hope it will / find you the same / we have fine weather / here. We are to have / an Oyster supper / tomorrow night / for the Christian / end Deavar love to / all, your Jessie MacDonald" is handwritten in cursive in black ink on correspondence side on reverse of postcard. "Miss Nannie Mc Rae / Kewanee / Haenry County / R L D Ills" is handwritten in cursive in black ink on address side on reverse of postcard.
Creator Th. E. L. Theochrom
Other Creators Printed in Germany.
Dates of Creation Postmarked 02/12/1909.
Extent of Description 1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.
Archival History Owned by Autumn H. Cook and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 05/25/2005 through EBAY website auction.
Collection Moses Lake Museum & Art Center Purchases
Credit line Purchased for the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center's collection.
Search Terms Moses Lake
Washington
People MacDonald, Jessie