Postcard to Paula Baldwin from James Baldwin

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3 images
Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Received by
Whaley, Paula Baldwin, American
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 4 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. (10.3 x 14.9 cm)
Type
postcards
Place depicted
Venice, Venezia, Italy, Europe
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 7, 1954
Description
Postcard from James Baldwin to his sister Paula Baldwin telling her about the a gondola ride that he took on the Grand Canal in Venice. The Ca' d'Oro is depicted on the front of the post card.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Communication
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.8
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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