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Catalog Number L1990.0116.Q.0071
Object Name Print, Photographic
Scope & Content This colored post card depicts Kimball's Castle in Gilford overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee in the early 1900s.

In the foreground is a grass and tree covered top of a hill, Belknap Point. There is a small wooden building in the center foreground partially hidden by trees and bushes. In the middleground on the left is Kimball's Castle with a decorative edged upper roof line and small towers on the back corners. There is an an entrance on the back facing the top of the grassy open area. There is a flagpole on the roof on the front center facing the Lake. In the background is Lake Winnipesaukee with several islands in it. Also in the lake on the right is a boat, the Mount Washington, with steam coming from its smokestack. On the front is printed " Kimball's Castle and Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H." On the back is printed "Post Card" and "Naturekrom" as well as " 2642. Published by Atkinson News Co., Tilton, N.H., Made in U.S.A." Written on the back is a personal message to Miss Minnie Shattuck at A 44 Gore Hall, Cambridge Mass." There is also a one cent stamp on the upper right on the back.
Title "Kimball's Castle and Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H."
Earliest Date 1900.0
Latest Date 1930.0
Additional Information 0.0
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
Search Terms Gilford
Belknap Point
Kimball's Castle
Lake Winnipesaukee
Mount Washington Steamship
Subjects 1900s
1910s
1920s
Buildings
Stone buildings
Stones
Stonework
Fields
Yards
Trees
Bushes
Hills
Castles & palaces
Windows
Doors & doorways
Doorways
Entrances
Flags
Flag poles
Clouds
Lakes & ponds
Water
Islands
Boats
Ships
Steamships
Steam
Smokestacks
Transportation