Postcards

Poland Spring:
Ancillary Buildings & Views

Update: 17-May-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 - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Campbell Cottage (PSH in the background)
Obverse: Poland Spring, Me.
Type: Real Photo - CYKO 1904 - 1920's

Grayscale/Sepia UnDivided Back
Inventory #: A-12-009

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Ladies and Gents at the Boat House
Obverse: Boat House Poland Spring
Type: Real Photo
(Series # 166-S)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-26-035

Postmark: Gray, ME Jul 7 1920


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Guests sitting under trees behind PSH
Type: Real Photo
(Series # 644)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-29-010

Postmark: South Poland ME Oct 6 1908


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Swimming pool at Poland Spring
Reverse: Poland Spring Hotels / Poland Spring, Maine / Bronze yourself on spacious poolside sundeck and enjoy / a refreshing swim in the Heated Olympic Pool.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph
Pub. by Curhan Company, Gloucester, Mass. - Mirro-Krome Card by H. S. Crocker Co., Inc., New York 36, N.Y. (Series # CC-19)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-31-002

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Swimming pool at Poland Spring
Reverse: Poland Spring Hotels / Poland Spring, Maine / Bronze yourself on spacious poolside sundeck and enjoy / a refreshing swim in the Heated Olympic Pool.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph
Pub. by Curhan Company, Gloucester, Mass. - Mirro-Krome Card by H. S. Crocker Co., Inc., New York 36, N.Y. (Series # CC-19)

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used
Inventory #: A-31a-002

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Two women pouring glasses of Poland Water
Type: Real Photo

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back
Inventory #: A-36-015

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Three bellboys in uniform; asserted by seller to be from Poland Spring House, but this is unlikely.
Type: Real Photo

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used
Inventory #: A-59-023

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
View of tennis court and seated spectators, with MSB and Chapel in background
Obverse: Tennis at Poland Spring, Maine.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - B&W Photo
Published by Ruth Murray Miller, Art Adv. Service, Philadelphia, Pa.

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-66-002

Postmark: South Poland ME Sep 16 1936


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Boating and swimming at the bathing pavillion
Reverse: bathing Beach / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - B&W Photo
The Finest American Made View Post Cards - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-67-000

Postmark: Poland Spring ME --- 5 1948


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Green Houses located behind the Chapel at Poland Spring
Obverse: Green Houses, Poland Springs [sic], South Poland, Maine.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Early Divided Back
Pub. by Hiram Ricker & Sons, South Poland, Maine. - Printed in Germany (Series # 226)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-2-003
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Green Houses located behind the Chapel at Poland Spring
Obverse: Green Houses, Poland Springs [sic], South Poland, Maine.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Early Divided Back
Pub. by Hiram Ricker & Sons, South Poland, Maine. - Printed in Germany (Series # 226)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-2b-006
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: Auburn Maine Sep 19 1908


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Stables (left side view with various buggies)
Obverse: Poland Spring Stables, Poland Springs [sic], Me.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Early Divided Back
The Robbins Bros. Co., Boston, Mass. And Germany. (Series # 10 638)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-8-004
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Bathing Pavillion with cavorting swimmers
Obverse: Poland Spring, Maine. Boating and Bathing Pavilion
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Early Divided Back
Published by Hiram Ricker & Sons, South Poland, Maine. - Made in Germany. H L Co. (Series # 232214)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-10-003
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Danville Junction Station (sometimes called Poland Spring Station)
Obverse: M. C. R. R. Station, Danville, Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
The Valentine-Souvenir Co., New York. - Printed in U. S. A. (Series # 406998)

Color Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: A-40-004
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: Danville Maine Jul 14 1926


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Bathing Pavilion with cavorting swimmers
Obverse: Boating & Bathing Pavilion, Poland Springs [sic], Maine
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - White Border
The Leighton & Valentine Co., N.Y. City. - Printed in United States. (Series # G-6)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-1-002
Est. Date: 1915 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Swimmers diving off float in front of Poland Spring Bathing House.
Reverse: Beach Club 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-20-005
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Swimmers diving off float in front of Poland Spring Bathing House.
Reverse: Beach Club 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-20a-005
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Swimmers, boats & sunbathers on beach near boat house.
Reverse: Poland Spring House / Poland Spring, Maine / Our private Range Lakes Beach Club / . . . clean sand, crystal water . . . /shallow shores . . . Boating and / sports.
Type: Truecolor Photochrome - Chrome
Published by Hannau Color Productions, 475 5th Ave., New York, N.Y. (Series # S30320)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-38-006
Est. Date: 1940 - present
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Swimmers, boats & sunbathers on beach near boat house.
Reverse: Poland Spring House / Poland Spring, Maine / Our Private Range Lakes Beach Club / . . . clean sand, crystal water . . . / shallow shores . . . boating and / sports.
Type: Truecolor Photochrome - Chrome
Published by Hannau Color Productions, 475 5th Ave., New York, N.Y. (Series # S30320)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: A-38a-006
Est. Date: 1940 - present
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
View of the new Stables
Obverse: The Stables, Poland Springs
Type: Real Photo - Chrome
Pub. by Hiram Ricker & Sons, South Poland, Maine. - Printed in Germany. (Series # 231)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-64-014
Est. Date: 1940 - present
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Side view of Bathing House with swimmers, boaters, etc.
Obverse: Bathing at Poland Spring
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1904-1918

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-34-010
Est. Date: 1904 - 1918
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Four guests (including a lady with a very grand hat) on porch
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1904-1918

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Front Writing on Back
Inventory #: A-35-010
Est. Date: 1904 - 1918
Postmark: 1908 (handwritten)


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Poland water bottling workers sitting on dock and crates
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1904-1918

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back
Inventory #: A-56-014
Est. Date: 1904 - 1918
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
View looking down tunnel leading from Poland Spring bottling house to warehouses.
Obverse: At Poland Spring Me. (blurred)
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1907-1909

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back
Inventory #: A-27-041
Est. Date: 1907 - 1909
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Photo view of canoers at the Bathing Pavillion
Obverse: Poland Spring, Maine.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-21-005
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Bellhops and Doormen in uniform standing on the porch of the Mansion House
Obverse: Bellhops and doormen, Poland Sporing, Maine
Type: Real Photo - EKC 1939-1950

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-79-010
Est. Date: 1939 - 1950
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Poland Spring Housekeepers
Obverse: Poland Spring House 1918
Reverse: Poland Spring, Maine.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Dirt or Stain
Inventory #: A-25-029
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Men piling hay onto a horsedrawn hay wagon (Summit Spring Hotel in distance)
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Rip or Tear
Inventory #: A-30-024
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Bathing beauties at the bathing & boating pavillion
Obverse: Poland Spring, Maine [embossed]
Reverse: Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-48-004
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Canoers on Middle Range with Bathing Pavilion in the background
Obverse: Lake and Boat House - Poland Springs Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 447S)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Postally Used
Inventory #: A-60-010
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
View of boaters on Middle Range with Bathing Pavillion in the distance
Obverse: Poland Springs
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 150-S)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: A-74-010
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Little girl in Native American attire standing in front of teepee.
Obverse: Madeleine Tomar, Penobscot Indian Girl [Embossed] Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Back Rip or Tear Postally Used
Inventory #: A-76-009
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: South Poland ME Jul 15 1921


Poland Spring - Ancillary Buildings & Views
Poland Spring Boating & Bathing Pavillion from across Lake
Type: Real Photo - Velox 1907-1917

Grayscale/Sepia UnDivided Back Writing on Back
Inventory #: A-14-006
Est. Date: 1907 - 1917
Postmark: 1910 (hand written)


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