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Rural carrier H.O. Carson in gig

1909

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Rural letter carrier H.O. Carson posed for a photographic postcard while working his mail route in a horse-drawn gig. Carson built a sling below his seat to hold the day's mail. There is no information on the card as to Carson's location.

Photographer: Unknown

National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection

Museum ID: A.2009-50

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  • Title: Rural carrier H.O. Carson in gig
  • Date Created: 1909
  • Medium: postcard stock; photo-emulsion

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