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Catalog Number 11397-1
Title Card, Greeting, Leather, As Omaha Saw It
Object Name Card, Greeting
Description Rectangular piece of leather folded in half to represent a card. Obverse is stamped: "AS OMAHA SAW IT" bordering the image of an eye. Back cover of card is stamped in the format of a postcard, with the title: "SOUVENIR LETTER CARD," and a rectangle with "2 (cent symbol)" within in representing a stamp in the uppper right. Interior of card has a black and white photo that is labeled: "Copyright 1906, by H.H. Tammen, Denver." and ""Farnam Street West, Omaha, Neb." Card has three holes punched through the bottom of front and back with a lynard running through these holes.
Date 1906, CA.
Material leather, paper, ink, cotton, glue
Made H.H. Tammen Curio Company
Place of Origin USA: Colorado, Denver
Used USA: Nebraska (Douglas), Omaha
Height (in) 2.75
Width (in) 3.5
People Tammen, H.H.
Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill," 1846-1917
History Photo in card is of Farnam Street in Omaha in 1906. The H.H. Tammen Curio Company was one of the largest publishers of postcards in Colorado at the time. A sidenote on Tammen is that he purportedly hired Buffalo Bill Cody to perform for the Sells-Floto Circus.
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