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Accession number 2014.33
Collection Steven Rappaport Collection
Object ID 2014.33.4.12
Object Name Postcard
Date 20th Century
Title Elevated R. R. Curve at 11th Street, New York
Scope & Content Recto: Depicts the 9th Ave. elevated train on the curve at 110th Street in Manhattan. Message in ink: "Dear Marnie; I suppose/ you are home from your/ vacation. Thanks for the/ [postale]. Annie"

Verso: Franklin one-cent stamp, cancelled from New York N.Y. Sta. August 15th, 2 PM, 1906 and another stamp from Rockville Conn. Augus 16th, 7 AM 1906. Addressed to Miss Marnie Snyder, 11 Hammond St. Rockville Conn.

This curve was colloquially referred to as "Suicide Curve"

Publishing information: Ill. Post Card Co., N. Y.
Extent of Description 1 postcard, approx 3.5" x 5"
Level of description Sub-series
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Elevated railroads
110th Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Number of images 2