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Digitized Panoramic Postcards at the LoC

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The Library of Congress recently finished a digitization project to make available more than 400 panoramic postcards from 1905–09. More than half of the postcards are “real photo” postcards. The cards, measuring approximately 3.5 x 10 in. had a heyday in the early 1900s.

Images can be downloaded as JPEGs or TIFFs.

Search tip: to find postcard images from a specific city or state, enter the place name after typing “LOT 14058″ in the search box. The image above is of the Washington Park Hospital in Chicago.

For more information and to explore the collection, click here.

Via Picture This of the Library of Congress Blogs

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