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Title Souvenir postal card, Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken: Brooklyn Bridge from New York. Postmarked Hoboken, April 18, 1899.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2011.005.0164
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Souvenir postal card: Brooklyn Bridge from New York; imprinted Meyer's Hotel, Hudson & 3d Sts., Hoboken, N.J. J.H. Timken, Prop. Postmarked: Hoboken, April 18, 1899; two-cent stamp. Color vignette on front, 3-1/2" high x 5-9/16" wide.

No publisher indicated. A souvenir (or PMC) with the unusual connection of a New York view (without Hoboken in it) with a local hotel. An artist's bird's-eye view of downtown Manhattan and the bridge.

Text in German, untranslated, but Central Park and Grant's Tomb are mentioned. Sent to a Mr. Arthur Gunther c/o The Gunther Milling Co., San Antonio, Tex.

J. Henry Timken was the proprietor of this well-known hotel at Third and Hudson Streets.
People Timken, J.H.
Timken, J. Henry
Date 1899
Year Range from 1899
Year Range to 1899
Search Terms Brooklyn Bridge
Meyer's Hotel
Meyers Hotel
Third St.
Hudson St.
Caption front
Imagefile 102\20110050164.TIF
Classification Advertising
Business & Commerce