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Catalog Number 2007.050.064
Object Name Postcard
Title Winter Scene, Washington Boulevard, Detroit, Mich.
Scope & Content Color postcard depicting Washington Boulevard, facing north from State Street. In view are large homes, St. Aloysius Catholic Church, and an ice fountain. The ground is covered with snow.
Printed on verso: Winter scene on Washington Boulevard. One of the unique features of Detroit in winter is the famous ice fountain on Washington Boulevard. Several jets of water are allowed to play all winder, and the result is a massive berg of ice which sometimes reaches a height of nearly thirty feet, and contains many tons of the crystal. The scene pictured shows the Boulevard on a snowy morning.
Date c.1910
Extent of Description 3.5" x 5.5"
Collection Postcard
Search Terms Washington Boulevard
Ice Fountain