Postmark Date: 1950-1963 (based on the use of city codes and buildings)
Era: Chrome Era
The description on the back of the card:
Aerial view of downtown Colombus, with a portion of Civic Center in the foreground.
Smiling Scot, Columbus, Ohio
The Smiling Scot, based in Columbus, Ohio, was established in 1932 as a wholesale store selling household cleaning products. Managed initially by Harry S. Gump, followed by Don and Dotty Gump, the company gained recognition as an award-winning enterprise, becoming the largest of its kind by 1957.
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Plastichrome by Colourpicture Publishers, Inc., Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
Colourpicture Publishers, Inc. was a prominent publisher and printer of linen view-cards of the United States. Operating from 1938 to 1969, the company was based in both Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. In the 1950s, they expanded their offerings to include photochromes and small spiral-bound picture booklets under the trade name Plastichrome.
Rights Info: Most likely public domain due to inadequate copyright statements, but it would be best to credit the original publishers and distributors.