Alumni Gateway and Soldiers’ Monument, Ohio University Campus, Athens, Ohio (Date Unknown)

Alumni Gateway and Soldiers’ Monument, Ohio University Campus, Athens, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage hand-colored postcard depicting the Alumni Gateway and Soldiers’ Monument on the Ohio University Campus at the corner of Court and Union streets in Athens, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Alumni Gateway and Soldiers’ Monument
Ohio University Campus         Athens, Ohio

Estimated Date: 1910s – 1920s (based on cars)

Collection: Ohio University

Era: Divided Back Era
Condition: Unused

Back of the postcard.

Publisher: The B. and B. Book Stores, Inc., Athens, Ohio. Postcards of Quality. The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Originally known as the Wittemann Brothers in 1887, the Albertype Company was founded by brothers Adolph and Herman L. Wittemann in 1890 in Brooklyn, New York, and used albertype, also known as collotype, to reproduce images for postcards, pioneer cards, and viewbooks. The company produced over 25,000 collotypes before it closed in 1952 when they were purchased by Art Vue Post Card Company.
Read more about the Albertype Company.

Rights Info: Public Domain

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