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Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2016.003.04
Collection LCHS Postcard Collection
Description Postcard, 3.25" by 5", that is made out of a piece of leather. Image printed on front shows a woman in a green skirt with a fishing pole in her hands, standing on a rocky outcrop. Her fishing creel is at her feet.
Stamped in small letter along the side is the words "Souvenir of La Crosse, Wis."
Search Terms Postcard
Leather
Souvenir
Mail
Fishing
Notes Leather postcards were a fad that lasted roughly ten years and had nearly completely diminished by 1915.