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Accession Number 2007.001
Catalog Number 2007.001.007
Object Name Postcard, Picture
Title The Great Seal of the State of Ohio
Description This postcard has a white background with a black rim marked "The Great Seal of the State of Ohio." The back of the postcard reads: "GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF OHIO / Seal was designed by William Creighton, first Secretary of State. The hills represent Mount Logan near Chillicothe, the / first Capitol; the sheaf of 17 arrows indicate Ohio's sequence / in the Union and the field of grain sumbolizes the fertility of / the land. / Distributed by H.V. McKee, 802 Warder St., Springfield, Ohio 45503 / International Graphics / PLACE / STAMP / HERE / 28081 / Post Card"
Date ca. 1960
Dimensions H-3.5 W-5.5 inches
Material Paper/Ink
Inscription Language English
Inscription Location Center
Inscription Text Distributed by N.V. McKee, 802 Warder St., Springield, Ohio 45503. International Graphics
Inscription Type Manufacturer's Mark
Provenance M.M. Dornbirer, of San Diego, California, found this collection while helping with an estate in that city. Dornbirer is a native Ohioan and believed the items should be returned to Columbus and chose to ship the collection to the Ohio Statehouse.

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board took over the care of the Statehouse and its collections in 1988.
Search Terms Great Seal of the State of Ohio
Subjects Post cards
Collection M.M. Dornbirer