The Deshler Wallick in Columbus (Date Unknown)

The Deshler Wallick in Columbus (Date Unknown)
Vintage white border postcard depicting the Deshler-Wallick Hotel and A.I.U. Tower (now, LeVeque Tower) in Columbus, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
The Deshler Wallick in Columbus
America’s most beautifully furnished hotel

Estimated Date: 1925-1930

Era: Linen Era
Condition: Unused

The description on the back of the card:
The Deshler Wallick has an international reputation as one of America’s finest hotels. It is luxuriously furnished, has 1000 rooms, 1000 baths and is located in the exact center of Columbus, the capital of Ohio. James H. (Jimmy) Michos, Resident Manager, is famous as a host.
Columbus–A Friendly City.

Back of the postcard with the description of the hotel.

Publisher: E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Made in the U.S.A.

Note: This card has a misprint of “K.C.” instead of “E.C.” and appears to have an E printed over the K.

E.C. Kropp was a printer and publisher that began producing chromolithographic souvenir cards and private mailing cards in 1898 under the name Kropp. The E.C. Kropp Company was later founded in 1907 in Milwaukee, Wis., and produced large numbers of national postcards and other subjects. The company’s linen cards had a noticeably fine grain. L.L. Cook purchased the company in 1956 and they are now part of the GAF Corp. U.S.
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Rights Info: Public Domain

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