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Title: Union Station, Washington D.C.

Accession Number: 2005.34.109
Category: POSTCARDS
Type: postcard
Maker:
Place: USA, DC, Washington
Date:
Materials: paper
Description: Postcard; Union Station, Washington D.C.; part of the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); view of Union Station, in Washington D.C., opened in 1907, most likely a drawing, or a colored photograph; printed on front: "Union Station, Washington, D.C."; printed on back (upper left side): "The Union Station was built by the U.S./ Government, the Pennsylvania Railroad, and the/ Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land,/ building and terminal improvements was $18,000-/ 000. It is built of white granite, is 760 feet in/ lengthm 343 feet in width, and is one of the/ notable railway stations in the world."; printed on back (left hand edge): "Pub. by Garrison Toy & Novelty Co., Washington, D.C."; printed on back (right side): 3402/ POST/ CARD"; printed on back (stamp area): "PLACE/ STAMP/ HERE".

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