Sleeping Giant Postcard

Title

Sleeping Giant Postcard

Subject

Tweetsie Railroad, Magic Mountain, Sleeping Giant, Children, Blowing Rock, Hugh Morton, Linville, Postcards, Tourist Attractions

Description

This item is a color postcard showing an image of a large man lying in a bed made of what appear to be tree trunks. There are boots next to the bed. A young boy is standing on the bed next to the man, showing the scale size difference. Text indicates this to be the Sleeping Giant at Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The giant reportedly made sleeping and snoring noises. The postcard was photographed and published by Hugh Morton out of Linville, NC. Handwritten on the back in pencil is $1.00.

Creator

Hugh Morton

Date

Unknown

Contributor

Bobby Brendell

Format

Postcard

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

Bob-Bre-03-188

Spatial Coverage

Blowing Rock, NC

Provenance

Unknown

Scanning Technician

Maria Hale

Bit Depth

24 Bit

Collection Name

Bobby Brendell Postcard Collection

Scanning Software

EPSON Scan

Files

Bob-Bre-03-188-a.jpg
Bob-Bre-03-188-b.jpg

Citation

Hugh Morton, “Sleeping Giant Postcard,” Digital Watauga, accessed May 16, 2021, https://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/20883.

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