Idora Park, Umbrella Rock, Youngstown, Ohio (1905)

Idora Park, Umbrella Rock, Youngstown, Ohio (1905)
Vintage postcard (c. 1905) depicting the Umbrella Rock at Idora Park in Youngstown, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Idora Park, Umbrella Rock, Youngstown, O.
Handcolored.

Copyright Date: 1905

Era: Undivided Back Era
Condition: Unused

Back of the postcard.

Publisher: The Rotograph Co., N.Y. City
Printed in: Germany

The Rotograph Co. of New York City was founded in 1904 by Germans Arthur Schwarz of Neue Photographische Gesellschaft (a major bromide photo paper manufacturer) and Ludwig Knackstedt of Knackstedt & Nather after taking over the National Art Views Co.

Many of their early cards were reprints of black and white or hand-colored National Art postcards and were printed without any letter prefixes. Some of these cards include the Sol Art Prints logo.

This card appears to be in Style H, a view that was printed in a sharply defined collotype that was hand-colored.
Read more about The Rotograph Co.

Rights Info: Public Domain

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