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Title: The Shrine in the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Accession Number: 2005.34.112
Type: postcard
Place: USA, DC, Washington
Materials: paper
Description: Postcard; The Shrine in the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; part of the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); image of the Declaration of Independence, as housed in the Library of Congress; printed on front: "THE SHRINE IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D.C./ THE/ DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE/ AND THE/ CONSTITUTION OF THE/ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/ The Shrine, In the Library of Congress,/ Where reposes the original of the/ Declaration of Independence and/ Constitution of the U.S. Washington, D.C."; printed on back (top left side): "THIS SPACE FOR WRITING MESSAGES"; 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): "121053/ 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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