Mystery Hill Optical Illusion Postcard

Title

Mystery Hill Optical Illusion Postcard

Subject

Postcards, Tourist Attractions, Mystery Hill, Blowing Rock, Children, Brooms, W. M. Cline Co., Jack W. Bowers

Description

This item is a postcard that shows a woman and a child posing at Mystery Hill in between Blowing Rock and Boone, NC, on Highway 321 near Tweetsie Railroad. The child stands on a swing while the woman holds a broom in a room with wood walls and flooring. Due to the optical illusion created by the attraction's "natural gravitational anomaly," the pair appear to be leaning at an angle instead of standing upright. The back of the postcard indicates the image was taken by Jack W. Bowers. The postcard itself is produced by W. M. Cline Co., out of Chattanooga, TN.

Creator

W. M. Cline Co.

Date

Circa 1960s

Contributor

Anna Large

Format

Postcard

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Ann-Lar-01-008

Spatial Coverage

Blowing Rock, NC

DPI

300

Bit Depth

24 Bit

Collection Name

Anna Long Postcard Collection

Scanning Software

EPSON Scan

Files

Ann-Lar-01-008-a.jpg
Ann-Lar-01-008-b.jpg

Citation

W. M. Cline Co., “Mystery Hill Optical Illusion Postcard,” Digital Watauga, accessed March 2, 2021, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/20685.

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