Postcards

Poland Spring:
General Views & Surroundings

Update: 08-January-2017


Key to Codes: 
Black and White Grayscale/Sepia Card
Color Color Card
Divided Back Divided Back
UnDivided Back Undivided back
Writing on Front Writing on Front
Writing on Back Writing on Back
Dirt or Stain Dirt or Stain
Rip or Tear Rip or Tear
Postally Used Postally used
Stamp Postage Stamp intact

Poland Spring - General Views
Distant view of Mt Washington looking across Range Pond (Summit Springs Hotel visible across the lake)
Obverse: Mt. Washington from Poland Spring Maine
Type: Real Photo
(Series # 23-52)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: G-38-005

Postmark: South Poland ME Jul 12 1927


Poland Spring - General Views
Two couples kissing (one walking, one in horse-drawn buggy)
Obverse: Driving near Poland Springs [sic], Me [gold paint]
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
United Art Publishing Co., New York, N.Y. - Printed in Germany

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: G-1-003
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: South Poland, ME May 31 1913


Poland Spring - General Views
Eight Riders on horseback
Obverse: Poland Spring Maine - Through the Pines
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Early Divided Back
Published by Hiram Ricker & Sons, South Poland, Maine. - Made in Germany. H L Co. (Series # 232217)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-5-003
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Multi-view card of PSH, MSB, Mansion House, Spring House with coniferous accents
Obverse: Poland Spring House / Maine Building / Mansion House / Spring and Bottlery
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
Ye Chipman Printery, Poland, Me. (Series # 27)

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Dirt or Stain Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: G-27-003
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: South Poland ME Sep 3 1907


Poland Spring - General Views
Triple View through arches of Maine State Building
Obverse: Mansion House, Poland Spring House, Riccar Inn
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - White Border
- Tichnor Quality Views - Tichnor Brothers, Cambridge, Mass. (Series # 126266)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-9-004
Est. Date: 1915 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Mansion House and Poland Spring House in Distance, South Poland, Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - White Border
Made by the Kalkhoff Company, N.Y.

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-41-000
Est. Date: 1915 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Mansion House and Poland Spring House in Distance, South Poland, Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - White Border
Made by the Kalkhoff Company, N.Y.

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-41b-000
Est. Date: 1915 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Aerial view of Poland Spring complex showing PSH and Bottling Plant
Reverse: Air View of Poland Spring House / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
Published by Miller Gift Shop, Inc., Poland Spring, Maine. - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: G-4-003
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: South Poland, ME Jul 15 1938


Poland Spring - General Views
Aerial view of Poland Spring complex showing PSH and Bottling Plant
Reverse: Aerial View / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
- The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-4a-002
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Boardwalk between Mansion House and Poland Spring House
Obverse: Grounds and Baord Walk tp Poland Spring House / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
Published by Miller Gift Shop, Inc., Poland Spring, Maine. - Post Cards of Quality - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-36-005
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
PSH in distance across the lake
Obverse: Poland Spring House from across the Lake / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
Published by Miller Gift Shop, Inc., Poland Spring, Maine. - Post Cards of Quality - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-42-014
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Aerial view of Poland Spring complex, showing all original buildings
Reverse: Poland Spring Hotels / Poland Spring, Maine / Poland Spring House / and Mansion House / Famous resort landmarks. 18 hole / Golf Course and chain of 3 Range / Lakes.
Type: Truecolor Photochrome - Chrome
Hannau Color Productions, 475 5th Ave, New York 17, N.Y. (Series # 5-30322-1)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: G-2-002
Est. Date: 1940 - present
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Photo of White Mts from PSH during eclipse
Obverse: Mt. Washington as it Appeared from Poland Spring / during the Eclipse Jan. 24 - 1925.
Type: Real Photo - Artura 1909-1924

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-16-011
Est. Date: 1909 - 1924
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
View of White Mountains from PSH, showing architectural details at right
Obverse: Mt Washington from Poland Spring House
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: G-6-007
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: South Poland ME Jul 13 1924


Poland Spring - General Views
Triple View through arches of Maine State Building
Obverse: Mansion House, Poland Spring House, Riccar Inn / Poland Spring / So. Poland, ME
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 185-3)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-8-001
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Horseback riders
Obverse: View From Poland Spring House / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 721-P)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-15-004
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Aerial view of Poland Spring complex
Obverse: Poland Springs, South Poland, Maine.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-23-024
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Folks relaxing in the grove behind the PSH
Obverse: Grove at Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 1112)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used
Inventory #: G-24-004
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: South Poalnd ME Jul 10 1922


Poland Spring - General Views
Double card showing PSH and MH
Obverse: Poland Spring House / Mansion House / Poland Spring / Me / Hiram Ricker & Sons, Inc.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: G-28-007
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: South Poland ME Jul 9 1919


Poland Spring - General Views
View of Middle Range with PSH on the hill in the distance.
Obverse: [Embossed] Poland Spring Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-58-000
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
View from PSH Dining Room
Obverse: View from Dining Room - Poland Spring House, Poland ME
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1923-1940

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-35-003
Est. Date: 1923 - 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Two couples posing in front of their touring car decorated with pennants from their various stops (including Poland Spring).
Type: Real Photo - Velox 1907-1917

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-51-015
Est. Date: 1907 - 1917
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
View of partially snow covered field with Poland Spring House in the distance.
Type: Real Photo - CYKO 1904-1920's

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back
Inventory #: G-55-000
Est. Date: 1904 - 1920's
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
View of Mt Washington looking across Middle Range (Summit Springs Hotel visible in the distance)
Obverse: Mt. Washington from Poland Spring Maine
Type: Real Photo - EKC 1939-1950
(Series # 23-52)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-43-006
Est. Date: 1939 - 1950
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Wooded path through forest.
Obverse: Thru the Woods / Poland Springs [sic] / Maine
Type: Real Photo - EKC 1939-1950

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-44-006
Est. Date: 1939 - 1950
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Wooded path
Obverse: Thru the Woods / Poland Springs [sic] / Maine
Type: Real Photo - EKC 1939-1950

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: G-45-001
Est. Date: 1939 - 1950
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Boston & Maine RR Trade Card promoting travel in New Hampshire & Maine
Reverse: The / Boston & Maine R. R. / is the / Popular Route / to all the / Summer Resorts / of / New Hampshire and Maine / The only direct route to / Wells, Kenebunk & Old Orchard Beaches, / and / Beddeford Pool / Trains Leave Boston: / For White Mountains and Poland Springs [sic], 8:30 A. M., 12,30, P.M./ etc�
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Trade/Advertizing

Color UnDivided Back
Inventory #: G-22-028

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Repro card - Poland Spring House Stage Coach with Passengers
Obverse: We Just Arrived at Poland Spring
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Reproduction

Grayscale/Sepia UnDivided Back
Inventory #: G-18-000

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Distant view of Poland Spring House across lake
Obverse: Middle Lake, Poland Spring
Type: Real Photo

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-43-007

Postmark: South Poland ME Jul 9 1914


Poland Spring - General Views
View of White Mountains from Poland Spring House with view of Summit Springs Hotel
Type: Real Photo

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-45-006

Postmark: South Poland ME Sep 2 19--


Poland Spring - General Views
Horseback riders silhouetted against sky
Reverse: Horseback Riding / Poland Spring, Maine
Type:
The Finest American Made View Post Cards - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-53-003

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Picturesque stream near Poland Spring
Obverse: The Ripps / near Poland Springs [sic], Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Undivided Back
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., USA - Printed in Frankfort o/Main, Germany (Series # 4674)

Color UnDivided Back Writing on Front Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-4-001
Est. Date: 1901 - 1907
Postmark: Madison Maine Mar 4 1907


Poland Spring - General Views
Picturesque stretch of road leading to Poland Spring
Obverse: On the Road to Poland Springs [sic], Me.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Undivided Back
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., USA - Printed in Frankfort o/Main, Germany

Color UnDivided Back Writing on Front Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-5b-001
Est. Date: 1901 - 1907
Postmark: Lewiston ME Aug 4 1906


Poland Spring - General Views
Picturesque stream
Obverse: The Ripps, near Poland Springs [sic], Me.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Undivided Back
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., USA - Printed in Frankfort o/Main, Germany (Series # 5284)

Color UnDivided Back
Inventory #: A-50-001
Est. Date: 1901 - 1907
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Picturesque stretch of road leading to Poland Spring
Obverse: On the Road to Poland Springs [sic], Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., USA - Printed in Frankfort o/Main, Germany (Series # 4405)

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-5a-001
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: Northeast Harbor ME Oct 31 1907


Poland Spring - General Views
Picturesque stretch of road leading to Poland Spring
Obverse: On the Road to Poland Springs [sic], Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., USA - Printed in Frankfort o/Main, Germany (Series # 4405)

Color UnDivided Back
Inventory #: A-5c-002
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Tree-lined road with old automobile
Obverse: On the road from the Station, / Poland Spring House, South Poland, Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., USA - Made in Germany. H L Co. (Series # 28260)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-6-001
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Groves and flower bed
Obverse: In the Groves, Poland Springs [sic].
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
- C. T. Co., Chicago (Series # 11128)

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-9-001
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: Bath ME Dec 18 1909


Poland Spring - General Views
Stretch of road along Middle Range Pond
Obverse: Leading from Poland Spring to Summit Spring Hotel
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
Published by E. C. Jordan, Poland, Me.

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-13-004
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Boardwalk leading to the Mansion House
Reverse: Boardwalk to / Historic Mansion House / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
Published by the Poland Spring Gift Shop, Poland Spring, ME - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color UnDivided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-16-004
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: Poland Spring Maine Sep 18 1944


Poland Spring - General Views
Boardwalk leading to Poland Spring House
Obverse: Grounds and Board Walk to Poland Spring House / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
Published by Miller Gift Shop, Inc., Poland Spring, Maine. - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-17-002
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: Ashley MO? Jul 20 1933


Poland Spring - General Views
Wooded slope leading down to the water with pink flowers in foreground
Reverse: Campbell's Landing, Poland Spring Woods / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
The Finest American Made View Post Cards - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-55-005
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
View of forest stream and mini water falls
Obverse: Poland Spring / Maine.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 460)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-41-004
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
View of wooded path
Obverse: Woodland Path at / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 184-S)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-54-004
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Ladies and gents sitting in the grove
Obverse: Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 471-S)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-73-013
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
Ladies and gents sitting in the grove at PSH
Obverse: Grove at Poland Spring House
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 1099)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-75-010
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - General Views
View of wooded path with wooden gates
Obverse: Entrance to Poland Springs, Maine
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - B&W Photo-Type
Photo by Geo. C. Keep. (Series # 93)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-22-001

Postmark: South Poland, ME Feb 17 1918


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