Postcards

Poland Spring:
Maine State Building

Update: 25-June-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 - Maine State Building
Front view of MSB, with trees
Obverse: Maine State Building
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph
- Detroit Publishing Co. (Series # 7980)

Color UnDivided Back
Inventory #: B-13-003

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
View of MSB among trees
Reverse: The Maine State Building / Originally built in Chicago to represent Maine / at the first World's Fair in 1893, this tur- / reted, castlelike building located on the / groungs of Poland Spring, is listed on the / National Register of Historic Sites.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Chrome, crimped edge
Pub. by Eastern Illustrating Co., Tenants harbor, ME (Series # M6318)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: B-22-003

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Poland Spring (PMC Series)
Obverse: The Maine State Building, Poland Spring. / Poland Spring, South Poland, Me.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Private Mailing Card
Copyright 1900, by Detroit Photographic Co. (Series # 402)

Color UnDivided Back
Inventory #: B-8-006
Est. Date: 1898 - 1901
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (right side view)
Obverse: Maine State Building, Poland Spring, Maine U.S.A.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Undivided Back
Published in Germany by G. W. Morris, Portland, Maine. (Series # 89303)

Color UnDivided Back Writing on Front
Inventory #: B-1-002
Est. Date: 1901 - 1907
Postmark: July 1906 (hand written)


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (front view)
Obverse: Poland Springs [sic], Me., Maine State
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Undivided Back
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME., USA - Printed in Frankfort o/Main, Germany (Series # 4610)

Color UnDivided Back Writing on Front Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: B-2-002
Est. Date: 1901 - 1907
Postmark: Nobleboro Maine Aug 2 1907


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (front view)
Obverse: Original State Building, Occupied by the State of Maine at the / Worlds Fair, at Chicago 1893, Poland Springs [sic], Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
The Robbins Bros. Co., Boston, Mass. And Germany. (Series # 4871-10635)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: B-3-002
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: Aug 1909 (hand written)


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (right side view with inset of Main Entrance)
Obverse: Maine State Building / Poland Spring, South Poland, Maine.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Early Divided Back
Raphael Tuck & Sons - Series No 2762 "South Poland, Me"

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: B-5-004
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (right side view)
Obverse: Poland Spring, Maine. Maine State Building!
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Early Divided Back
Published by Hiram Ricker & Sons, South Poland, Maine. - Made in Germany. H L Co. (Series # 232213)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: B-6-002
Est. Date: 1907 - 1915
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (right side view)
Obverse: Maine State Building. Poland Springs [sic], South Poland, Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - White Border
- Tichnor Quality Views - Tichnor Brothers, Cambridge, Mass. (Series # 126265)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: B-10-004
Est. Date: 1915 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
View of MSB and Grove
Obverse: Maine State Building, Poland Spring, Maine.
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - White Border
The Leighton & Valentine Co., N.Y. City. - Printed in United States. (Series # G-12)

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: B-18-004
Est. Date: 1915 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Front right view of MSB
Reverse: Maine State Building / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Albertype Lithograph - Handcolored
Published by Miller Gift Shop, Inc., Poland Spring, Maine. - The Finest American Made View Post Cards - The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Color Divided Back
Inventory #: B-14-004
Est. Date: ca. 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Side view of Maine Statr Building at Poland Spring
Reverse: Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1904-1918

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-21-004
Est. Date: 1904 - 1918
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
View of Maine State Building through trees
Obverse: Maine State Building, Poland Spring, Me.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1904-1918
Photographic Card Co., 105 West 47th Street, New York

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-24-008
Est. Date: 1904 - 1918
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (right side view)
Obverse: Maine State Building / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 200-S)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-4a-007
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building (right side view)
Obverse: Maine State Building / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 200-S)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-4b-000
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Blgd and Chapel, Poland Spring, Maine (realphoto)
Obverse: Maine State Blgd and Chapel / Poland Spring, Maine
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 718)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-9-004
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Photo card of Maine State Building
Obverse: Maine State Building / Poland Spring, Me.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-12-004
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Winter view of MSB; tree limbs covered with snow
Obverse: Poland Spring, Maine [embossed]
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930
(Series # 116)

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-15-010
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Interior view of Maine State Building
Obverse: Poland Spring Maine [embossed]
Reverse: Poland Spring, Maine.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1918-1930

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-17-010
Est. Date: 1918 - 1930
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Realphoto card of Maine State Building
Obverse: Maine, Building, Poland Spring, So. Poland, Me.
Type: Real Photo - AZO 1923-1940

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back Writing on Front Writing on Back
Inventory #: B-11-007
Est. Date: 1923 - 1940
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building at Poland Spring
Obverse: State of Maine Building / Chicago Worlds Fair / 1893 / Poland Spring, Me.
Type: Real Photo - EKC 1939-1950

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-23-008
Est. Date: 1939 - 1950
Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
View of MSB decorated with flags; big crowd in front
Obverse: Greetings from Poland Springs, Me.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - B&W Photo-Type

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-16-002

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Maine State Building and Chapel
Obverse: Maine State Building and Chapel - Poland Spring, Maine
Type: PhotoChrom Photolithograph - B&W Photo-Type
Published by Ruth Murray Miller, Art Adv. Service, Philadelphia, Pa.

Grayscale/Sepia Divided Back
Inventory #: B-20-000

Postmark: None


Poland Spring - Maine State Building
Souvenir card from the 1893 Colombian Exposition in Chicago.
Obverse: Maine Building, / at the World's Fair.
Type: Halftone Photolithograph - Other

Grayscale/Sepia UnDivided Back
Inventory #: B-7-005

Postmark: None



1904 St. Louis World's Fair - Maine State Building
Souvenir card of the Maine State Building at the 1903 St. Louis World's Fair
Obverse: Official Souvenir / World's Fair / St. Louis / 1904 / Maine State Building
Type: PhotoChrom Lithograph - Private Mailing Card

Color UnDivided Back Writing on Back Postally Used Stamp
Inventory #: B-25-005

Postmark: St Louis, MO, Aug 31 1904


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