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Catalog Number 2008.006.021
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content Classic photograph by William Henry Jackson, published as a photo postcard.
Caption on front reads: "No. 1. Mountain of the Holy Cross"
Caption on back reads: "Mountain of the Holy Cross in the Great National Range of Colorado. Elevation 14,003 ft., Sawatch Range, Eagle County, Colorado. Beyond geology, the importance of Mt. Holy Cross lies in the mystery and beauty of legend. It was the most sought after photo of the late 1800's and is still popular today. Photograph by William Henry Jackson (Hayden Survey, U.S.G.S.), August 24, 1873. Published by AZUSA, PO Box 6380, Denver Colorado 80206, 1987; Courtesty Denver Public Library, Western History Department"
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Creation 1987, AZUSA Post Card, PO Box 6380, Denver, CO 80206
Dates of Accumulation September 2008 (collection loaned for scanning)
Title Mt. of the Holy Cross
Collection Beck Family Postcards, ECHS
People Jackson, William Henry
Search Terms Beck Family
Hayden Survey, U.S.G.S.
Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado
Sawatch Range, Colorado
Subjects Mountains
Photographic postcards
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Lexicon sub-category Written Communication T&E