|Title||Souvenir postal card, Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken: Brooklyn Bridge from New York. Postmarked Hoboken, April 18, 1899.|
|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.
Timken, J. Henry
|Year Range from||1899|
|Year Range to||1899|
Business & Commerce