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Postcard – Aerial View of Galveston

Title or subject:
“Aerial View of Galveston from the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston, Texas”

Galveston News Co.
Galveston, TX
“C.T. Art-Colortone”
Curt Teich & Co., Inc.
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Chamber of Commerce
Card No. 7B-H168 dated 1947


Postcard era:
Linen (1930-1945)

Regular/standard (3½” x 5½”)

The view in this image from 1947 shows the split seawall entrance to the 21st Street pier. The right (east) fork is the Dreamland Cafe. The left (west) fork is the Art Deco facade of the Balinese Room’s seawall entrance. West of the 21st Street pier is Murdoch’s bathhouse, with the Buccaneer Hotel across the street.



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