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Catalog Number 1987.01.0221
Title Navy Yard, Key West
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting a road lined by palm trees at Navy Base Key West. The caption reads, ‘Beautiful Palm-Lined Drive in Navy Yard, Key West, Florida’. The description on the verso reads, ‘In the Navy Yard is a wealth of notable trees, the rare Geiger tree, prodigal with scarlet blossoms and discovered to the botanical world by the sketch Audubon made of it as a background for a painting of the white-crowned Cuban Pigeon; the “Sausage Tree” and many others.’
Artist Florida Keys Printing and Publishing, Key West, Florida.