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Title: "East Room, White House, Washington D.C."

Accession Number: 2005.34.107
Category: POSTCARDS
Type: postcard
Maker: Washington News Co.
Place: USA, DC, Washington
Date: circa 1900
Materials: paper
Description: Postcard; "East Room, White House, Washington D.C."; part of the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); interior view of the East Room of the White House, looks to be drawn or a colored photograph; printed on the front "EAST ROOM, WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D. C."; printed on back (upper left corner)"EAST ROOM OF THE WHITE HOUSE/ which is the State Reception Room, is a/ magnificent apartment, 40 ft. in width by 82/ ft. in length with ceiling 22 ft. high, from/ which depend massive crystal chandeliers."; printed on back (left side) "PUB. BY THE WASHINGTON NEWS CO., WASHINGTON, D.C."; printed on back (divider down the center of card) "MFD BY TB CAMBRIDGE, MASS/ TICHNOR QUALITY VIEWS/ COLORCHROME/ WNC/ WASHINGTON, D.C."; printed on back (right hand side) "104824/ POST CARD/ THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESSES ONLY"; printed on back (where stamp is placed) "PLACE/ STAMP HERE/ DOMESTIC/ ONE CENT/ FOREIGN/ TWO CENTS".

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