Postcard of the Colonial Room in the United States National Museum

ID: SIA2013-07221 (front) and SIA2013-07222 (back)

Creator: Curt Teich & Co

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: 1934

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 45, Folder: 23

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Summary

Postcard of the Colonial Room in the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. Chairs are positioned around the perimeter of the room, and a table with various wares on it is in the center. Much of the wall is wood-panelled. The message side is blank. The front has white edging.

Author

Curt Teich & Co

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • Hall of Colonial Culture
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Colonial Room (Exhibition)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • #4A-H2189. Genuine Cureich-Chicago "C.T. Photo-Colorit" Post Card. Curt Otto Teich (1877-1974), a German immigrant, founded Curt Teich & Co., which was a postcard printing company that operated from 1898 to 1978. The company specialized in view and advertising postcards, and was the largest volume printer of this type in the world from the 1920s to the 1940s. C.T. Photo-Colorit was a printing process used by Curt Teich & Co.
  • This postcard is located in Accession #03-140, which is part of Record Unit 95.
  • For another version of this postcard, see Negatives SIA2013-06663 and SIA2013-06664.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 45, Folder: 23

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1934

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Colonial Era, America
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Linen

ID Number

SIA2013-07221 (front) and SIA2013-07222 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Linen

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