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[Postcard album of Mt. Whitney and Lone Pine, California]

Label
[Postcard album of Mt. Whitney and Lone Pine, California]
Title
[Postcard album of Mt. Whitney and Lone Pine, California]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of 78 postcards, including many photographic postcards and a few original photographs, of Mt. Whitney and nearby town of Lone Pine, California, from which most Whitney climbs are launched, and one luggage label decal.
Cataloging source
CLU
Characteristic
picture
Summary expansion
The postcards date from the 1920s to the 1990s. Many were published by Frashers Foto of Pomona, but others are credited to various California photographers who worked in the Eastern Sierras and Mt Whitney area, including Stephen H. Willard (1894-1966) of Palm Springs, Mammoth Lakes, and Lone Pine; Andrew A. Forbes of Bishop; F.G. Harvey; Harry W. Mendenhall of Big Pine (whose work is signed "H.W.M."); Hodgkin of Selma, and Hammond's Studio of Porterville, California
Technique
not applicable
Label
[Postcard album of Mt. Whitney and Lone Pine, California]
Instantiates
Manufacture
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • Postcards are housed individually in plastic sleeves, allowing both recto and verso of card to be viewed; postcards are arranged three to a page, inserted behind a broad strip of clear plastic over each page; the viewer can slide each card in its sleeve in and out from behind the plastic strip for closer examination; space with lines is provided next to each postcard so that notes, dates, description, etc. can be added. The slots on the last 26 leaves [52 pages] of the album are unused
  • Bound in plain black leather boards, with stitched border; cream endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 x 24 cm (album)
Extent
1 album (75 postcards)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige cloth clamshell case. Purchased with funds from the Francis P. Farquhar Mountaineering Collection and Endowment Fund, Walkabout Books, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Primary support material
paper
Specific material designation
postcard
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959290382
  • ucoclc959290382
Label
[Postcard album of Mt. Whitney and Lone Pine, California]
Manufacture
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • Postcards are housed individually in plastic sleeves, allowing both recto and verso of card to be viewed; postcards are arranged three to a page, inserted behind a broad strip of clear plastic over each page; the viewer can slide each card in its sleeve in and out from behind the plastic strip for closer examination; space with lines is provided next to each postcard so that notes, dates, description, etc. can be added. The slots on the last 26 leaves [52 pages] of the album are unused
  • Bound in plain black leather boards, with stitched border; cream endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 x 24 cm (album)
Extent
1 album (75 postcards)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige cloth clamshell case. Purchased with funds from the Francis P. Farquhar Mountaineering Collection and Endowment Fund, Walkabout Books, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Primary support material
paper
Specific material designation
postcard
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959290382
  • ucoclc959290382

Library Locations

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