This unused linen postcard features an image of a
house in Natchez, Mississippi, named "Cottage Gardens."
to see the reverse side, which includes a description of the house. While the card was never
mailed to anyone, it appears that
people wrote notes on the reverse side. One person, probably the original
owner of the postcard, appears to have made the notes after visiting Cottage
Gardens. The other individual noted that the card was purchased on December 8,
1980, at Conover Square in Oregon, Illinois.
According to Mashburn's
The Postcard Price Guide, A Comprehensive Reference,
the Linen Era postcards were produced between 1930-1945. The paper has a linen-like texture, which gives this type of card a distinctive appearance.
The Great Houses of Natchez
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