|The pictures show views of this Old Palatka Florida Advertising Panorama Post Card. The first set of pictures show the two sides of the folded card. There is more advertising on the covered third panel. The other picture shows the unfolded picture side of the postcard. The postcard has a St Petersburg, Florida postmark and a one cent George Washington postage stamp. It was sent to a South Tamworth, New Hampshire address. It is not dated but believed to be from the 1920s.|
The panarama image is very detailed. It has three street scenes. An early automobile can be seen as well as a few horses and wagons. There are people that can be seen in several places. There are two hotels with the signs: ''PUTNAM HOUSE'' and ''SARATOGA''. There are some signs on the left side. One reads: ''COCHRANE COMPANY'' (publisher of this postcard) and another appears to read ''(?) BUDINGTON WHOLESALE GROCERY''.
There is much information about Palatka, Florida as well as advertising on the back of the three panels. The advertisements are different sizes. The businesses are as follows:
THE COCHRANE COMPANY
PALATKA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
THE PUTNAM HOUSE
NEW SOUTH FARM AND HOME COMPANY
THE ITEM (newspaper)
THE EARNEST COMPANY (for women and children)
FORD SALES COMPANY (oficial A.A.A. garage)
TILGHMAN HARDWARE CO.
M. S. BROWN (outfitter for men and boys)
FACTS AND FIGURES (book)
PALATKA COLD STORAGE CO.
O'HAVER & KNIGHT (real estate & fire insurance)
CHAS. E. ROWTON (stationery, jewelry, souvenirs, post cards)
KATE L. LUCAS FINE MILLINERY
CITY DRUG STORE
L. A. SMITH FINE CANDIES
THE HART LINE
P. J. BECKS (real estate)
THE PUTNAM NATIONAL BANK OF PALATKA
The opened post card measures 21-7/8'' x 3-3/8''. It is in excellent condition with three fold creases and a water spot across from the stamp as pictured.