The Rhododendron Gardens Postcard

Title

The Rhododendron Gardens Postcard

Subject

Great Craggy Mountains, Asheville, Rhododendrons, Flowers, Rhododendron Gardens, Mountains, Asheville Postcard Company, Postcards, C. T. Art-Colortone

Description

This item is a postcard with an illustration that shows a mountain bald with purple rhododendrons blooming in the forefront. Text along the top indicates this is near the Blue Ridge Parkway. A caption on the back states that this area is known as the Rhododendron Gardens in the Great Craggy Mountains near Asheville, NC. They are, or were at the time, "the highest and largest gardens of their kind in the world." The back of the postcard is unused and is produced by Asheville Postcard Company out of Asheville, NC. It also makes reference to C. T. Art-Colortone.

Creator

Asheville Postcard Company

Date

Circa 1930s

Contributor

Nancy Norris

Format

Postcard

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

Nor-Pos-01-006

Spatial Coverage

Asheville, NC

Scanning Technician

Tara Bradshaw

DPI

600

Bit Depth

24 Bit

Collection Name

Dorothy Stephenson Norris Collection

Scanning Software

EPSON Scan

Files

Nor-Pos-01-006-a.jpg
Nor-Pos-01-006-b.jpg

Citation

Asheville Postcard Company, “The Rhododendron Gardens Postcard,” Digital Watauga, accessed April 12, 2021, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/20984.

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