Posted 5 years ago
Pictured is a fold-out, souvenir postcard from 1939 for the Golden Gate International Exposition. On the cover is the Arch of Triumph and on the back is San Francisco's World's Fair. In the picture second from the right, from top to bottom, are pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge looking toward Treasure Island on San Francisco Bay, Treasure Island seen from the air, a Trans-Pacific Clipper over San Francisco Bay, the Arch of Triumph from Court of Flowers on Treasure Island, the Tower of the Sun from Court of Reflections at the San Francisco Exposition, the Bay Bridge looking toward San Francisco from Yerba Buena Island, the Giant Statue of "Pacifica" overlooking the Court of the Seven Seas, and the Federal Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition. In the picture on the far right are pictures of, from top to bottom, stately palm trees as silent sentinels of the Portals of the Pacific, the Arch of Triumph approach to the Court of Flowers at the San Francisco Exposition, the San Francisco World's Fair, the lighting effects at California's World's Fair, the South Tower on Treasure Island and Court of the Moon, the Fountain of Phantom Arches in the Court of the Moon, the Oriental Tower mirrored in one of Treasure Island's lagoons, and the Tower of Sun and Elephant Towers on Treasure Island.