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Object Name Postcard
Title Parlor. Showing fine paneling, Derby House (1761-62) Salem, Mass.
Date Early 20th century
Catalog Number PC1.18
Description PC1.18
Single postcard with black and white print image of the parlor of the Derby House, Salem, M.A. Published by Artvue Card Co., 225 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y.

Rose Nichols collected numerous postcards with images of Colonial and Federal style interior design, reflecting her interest in early American history. Postcards depicting interior design may have been used by Rose Nichols as research for her published magazine articles.

This card is one of 1,245 postcards collected by Rose Standish Nichols depicting art, decorative art, textiles, architecture, landscape design, building interiors, tourist images, and other subjects. To view postcards in categories, use a keyword search with one of the listed terms (i.e., landscape design; decorative arts).

A list containing all 1,245 postcards is included on the Archives page under "House and Collections" on the Nichols House Museum main website.


Source Estate of Rose Standish Nichols
Collection Nichols House Museum Archives
Credit line Courtesy of the Nichols House Museum, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts