Washington Park Paint Palette Card

Washington Park

 

This is a card of Washington Park in Chicago with the scene in the shape of a paint palette. The paintbrushes that are on here are hand colored, and you can see how the scene still shows through the brushes. The publisher is The Suhling & Koehn Co., based in Chicago. There is a warning on the back that postage will be at a letter rate if anything other than the name and address is written on the right-hand side.

I believe there were other cards similar to this one when I bought it, but I can’t recall how many or what scenes they showed. It is an unusual view card since it has the paintbrushes, palette, and hand coloring.

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3 Responses to Washington Park Paint Palette Card

  1. Sheila D. says:

    Very unusual, but also very cool!

  2. Mandy says:

    It seems to me that I’ve seen something like this before, but I can’t remember where.

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