Western Promenade, Portland, ca. 1938

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A postcard of the Western Promenade. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as an 18.5 acre public park and recreation area in Portland, Maine's West End neighborhood. A number of historic properties, including the Adam P. Leighton House and Bramhall, as well as the Maine Medical Center are also located in the area.

The Tichnor Brothers printing company published this type of postcard about 1930-1945. It was part of the Tichnor Brothers Maine series of postcards that they created to bolster tourism, in Maine. The caption reads, "Western Promenade, Portland, Me."

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About This Item

  • Title: Western Promenade, Portland, ca. 1938
  • Creator: Tichnor Bros., Inc.
  • Creation Date: circa 1938
  • Subject Date: circa 1938
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Linen texture postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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