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Catalog Number 2005.007.0001
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 nine grazing sheep in grassy field with deciduous trees and sky with clouds in background. Cancelled dark green 1 cent Benjamin Franklin stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "MOSES LAKE, / OCT / 30 / A.M / 1908 / WASH." and is near stamp on reverse. Partial illegible upside down postmark on stamp 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 Friend / I got your card / and it is real pretty / Thank you for it / It is raining hear / This morning and makes / every body feel good / to see the rain all / well but Johnny / C.E. she dont feel / well. Come out and see / us Nannie we would / like to see you all / I will go back some / of these days after / I prove up on my loud / we have Preaching hear / This week. love to all / from all yours / Jessie MacDonald / write soon." 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 10/30/1908.
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