Capitol Square, in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio (1945)

Capitol Square, in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio (1945)
Vintage linen postcard (c. 1945) depicting Capitol Square in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Capitol Square, in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio

Postmark Date: 1945
Postmark Location: Columbus, OH

No. in Series: A-34
Era: Linen Era

The description on the back of the card:
Columbus, Ohio from the air, surrounding State Capitol and Grounds. Capitol Building is constructed of Ohio gray limestone and covers about two of the 10 acres of the site in the center of the city.

Message on the back of the card:
Well here we are and doing fine.

We have a very nice place to live.
It is really quite cold here, but ma writes it’s cold home.
Hope you well.
Love Phyliss

Addressed to:
Mrs. Lottie Clark
Main Street
Troy, New Hampshire

Back of Capitol Square, in the Heart of Columbus, Ohio (1945)
Back of the postcard featuring a 1945 Columbus, Ohio, postmark, machine cancel, a green one-cent stamp, and a handwritten message.

Published by: 

W.E. Ayres, Columbus, Ohio

W.E. Ayres had a variety store at 1047-1049 Livingston Avenue in Columbus, Ohio.

“C.T. Art-Colortone” by Curt Teich Co., Chicago, Illinois

Established in 1898, the Curt Teich Co. was best known for its wide range of advertising and postcards of North America. By the 1920s, it was producing so many postcards with borders that they became recognized as a type dubbed "White Border Cards," creating an "era." Later, Curt Teich's innovations in this printing technique directly led to the production of what we now call “linens” by the early 1930s.
Read more about the Curt Teich Co.

Cancel: Machine cancel
Stamp: Green one-cent

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Rights Info: Most likely public domain due to inadequate copyright statements, but it would be best to credit the original publishers and distributors.

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