Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white picture postcard features a church set back into trees. A belfry tower with a cross at the top of its pointed roof is a the front corner of the church and most of the facade of the church is covered in leafy vines. A Spanish moss hung tree is to the left of the church and the church yard is lined by neatly trimmed hedges. The title in the lower left corner identifies the church as "Biloxi, Miss. Church of the Redeemer." A postmark for Seattle, Washington, April 13, 1906 is stamped in the bottom right. An inscription is handwritten along the bottom of the card and "Printed in Germany" is in the bottom left edge. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, April 12, 1906. An illegible crest image of a lion and a unicorn is in the upper left corner. "1.00 (Tuck)" is handwritten at the top edge. The card is addressed to Mrs. J. A. Slamm in Seattle Washington.

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Transcription

Easter Greetings to Captain and Mrs. Slamm

Publication Date

4-12-1906

Publisher

Raphael Tuck and Sons

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Biloxi-Miss-Church-of-the-Redeemer_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Biloxi Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Church of the Redeemer Covered in Vines, Biloxi, Mississippi

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