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postcard from Pompeii
  • H.C. Westermann
    1922–1981
    born: Los Angeles, California, United States ; died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • postcard from Pompeii, 1976
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pen, off set
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8.7 x 13.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 1987.0268.a
  • Gift of Richard M. Hollander
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0096
Description
Exhibitions

Recto: image of a reconstruction of a Pompeii bath house. Verso: Black horizontal handwritten text (address) in the center. There are three triangular trees in the top left corner and a stamp with a landscape, figures, and black text in the top right corner. There are five numbers (zip code) at bottom right circled in red and surrounded in yellow.