Enjoy this snowy moonlight scene as guests arrive by horse and sleigh for a Christmas Party at the brightly lit Victorian Mansion.
This vintage postcard shows the Washington Monument at night in the 1930’s. The structure to the left of the Monument looks to be a church and is no longer seen in present day pictures. The Washington Monument, erected to the memory of George Washington, was begun in 1848 and dedicated in 1885. It is 555 […]
This 1910 vintage postcard shows a couple boating across a lake by moonlight. The lake is Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park which borders Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens of Pittsburgh. A very romantic setting for the couple in the postcard with moonlight streaming across the lake. It’s a great view of an early 1900s […]
This vintage postcard shows downtown Pittsburgh By Night in 1931. It shows a very interesting view of Pittsburgh at night across the Monongahela river from the summit on the south shore of Pittsburgh’s river, “The Mon”. The bridge is the Wabash Bridge (a railroad bridge) built in 1902 – 1904. The superstructure was removed in […]
The original vintage postcard, from 1910, of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California shows the capitol at night lit by moonlight. Reuben Clark, the architect of the California State Capitol, finalized his plans in 1856, but the construction of the building was delayed until March, 1960 due to disagreement among legislators over the exact […]