Aerial view, New Richmond, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2013.001.014

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Aerial view, New Richmond, Wisconsin


  • [ca. 1909] (creation)


1 photograph : print, sepia toned ; sheet 9 x 14 cm (postcard format)

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Real-photo postcard with image of New Richmond, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. The bird's-eye view is looking northwest. Prominently featured are three large, white houses, each with a small barn; a white church; further back is a (probably red) barn with stone foundation and cupola; a grain elevator; more churches (steeples only); a large cloud of steam, perhaps from an approaching train; and to the upper right, a tall smoke stack. The written title is typical of New Richmond photographers Winter and Sherman. Date from postmark: Aug 20 1909; mailed from New Richmond Wis; green 1ยข Franklin stamp. Although the postcard is postmarked, it is not addressed to anyone and does not have a message.

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This item is made available by the University Archives & Area Research Center, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, for personal, educational, and research purposes in accordance with the Fair Use provisions of Copyright Act of 1976. Other uses may require permission from the copyright owner.

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Cataloged by kdo, 03/08/2019

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Purchased January 27, 2013, on eBay from Chippewa Valley Consignment Shop, Eau Claire WI.

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[New Richmond, Wis.?] : [Winter & Sherman?], [ca. 1909]

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