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Title Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The Greatest Race Course in the World
Collection PastPerfect Museum Postcard Collection
Catalog Number 2014.FIC.2
Object Name Postcard
Level of Description Item
Creator Simmons, Mabel
Other Creators Majestic Publishing Co., Indianapolis, IN
Scope & Content Color postcard of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway sent to Ruth Pratt from her sister, Mabel. The postcard was cancelled on Mar 13 1912, 4:30 PM, Indianapolis, IND. A one cent postage stamp is affixed to the upper right corner of the back side.

Front of postcard is a watercolor-like depiction of the speedway. Several cars are going around the track. The grand stands and boxes are at the far end of the track. There are quite a few small buildings on the infield, across from the grand stands. Surrounding landscape is rural.

Handwritten message says: "The pictures of you at the piana [sic] were very good. Did you have them taken while Mamma was here? Be a good girl. Your sister, Mabel."
Physical Characteristics Dimensions: 5.44" x 3.44"
Search Terms Indianapolis Motor Speedway
People Pratt, Ruth Elizabeth Simmons
Simmons, Mabel