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Three Real Photo Postcards, showing three different scenes of participants in the Santa Rosa Rose Carnival of 1915, two highly decorated cars and one modestly decorated cart with a propeller.

Santa Rosa 1915 Made by A. Walter, Santa Rosa, Cal. 3.5 x 5.5, postally unused, removed from an album, light creasing else very good. All postcards are marked "Rose Carnival 1915." Shown are: Two women in a two-seater entirely covered in blossoms, spokes on the wheel are outlined and a butterfly ? is attached to the grill; in the background is a band on a corner, bystanders with bikes and horses; a touring sedan with adults and children also covered with flowers but not as attractive as the two-seater; a small wedge-shaped cart with a boy standing next to the propeller at the front, shaped is outlined with flowers and is attached by floral bedecked wires ? to a large oblong flatbed covered in flowers on the front lawn of a residence. Santa Rosa's Rose Carnival, now called the Rose Parade, began in 1894 and used various types of flowers, not just roses, to decorate floats, etc. Sold as a lot. Scarce.


Book Id: 99-1380

Price: $100.00

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