|Found: Lingering by the Lake "Vacationland Scene". When summer's greens give way to autumn's gold, the vacationer has many happy memories of his summer holiday. A Kodachrome Reproduction by the L.L. Cook Co., Milwaukee, circa 1959|
|Found: Greetings from Lake Tomahawk, Wis. from color transparencies by Curteich Color (CK 220), circa 1959.|
Post cards became a way to learn about and vicariously experience a depicted place described by a friend in a personalized hand written message. We've found numerous mid-20th century postcards showing both individuals and groups of people absorbed by staring at the landscape while fishing, sitting, strolling or lingering. The stance is often meditative and the activities near the water are never gasoline powered.