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Object Name Postcard
Title Des Matterhorn
Date Early 20th century
Catalog Number PC1.178
Description PC1.178
Single postcard with a color print of cottages at the base of the Matterhorn. Published by A. Mainzer, New York. Printed in Switzerland.

Rose Standish Nichols sorted postcards depicting tourist images into a category she named "Scenic views". This category contains postcards, most of which depict European and historic landmarks, collected by and sent to Rose Nichols.

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