Camp Melhuish, Williamsport, Pa

Description (Brief):

verso contains two postmarks, one for origin in Williamsport, PA on June 12, 1908 and one for Retreat, PA on June 13, 1908; web search returns this as Retreat State Hospital opened in 1878 and closed in 1980, demolished in 1981; open field in foreground; backs of men in midground with clouds of smoke billowing around them; town in background; WWI era

Date Made: 1908-06Origin: 1908-06-12Destination: 1908-06-13

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, WilliamsportPostmark: United States: Pennsylvania, Luzerne

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Military, Photography


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.3048.1726Nonaccession Number: 1986.3048Catalog Number: 1986.3048.1726

Object Name: real photo postcard

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 13.97 cm


Record Id: nmah_1898215

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