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Title: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Accession Number: 2005.34.111
Type: postcard
Place: USA, DC, Washington
Materials: paper
Description: Postcard; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; part of the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); image of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, most likely a drawing or a colored photograph; printed on front "Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C."; printed on back (upper left corner): "CORCORAN ART GALLERY/ This noted Art Gallery was founded and endowed/ by William W. Corcoran as a gift to the public in/ 1869. It possesses valuable collections of paintings,/ sculptures and other works of art. The graceful/ lines of the exterior are well shown in this picture."; printed on back (left hand edge): "PUB. BY THE WASHINGTON NEWS COMPANY, WASHINGTON, D.C."; printed on back (divider down center of card): "MFD BY TB CAMBRIDGE, MASS/ TICHNOR QUALITY VIEWS/ COLORCHROME/ WNC/ WASHINGTON, D.C."; printed on back (right side): "121058/ POST/ CARD/ THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESS ONLY"; printed on back (stamp area): PLACE/ STAMP HERE/ DOMESTIC/ ONE CENT/ FOREIGN/ TWO CENTS".

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