The Adolphus By Moonlight

by Paula Bosse

adolphus_night_postcard_postmarked-1914Nighttime in Big D… (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

When the beautiful Adolphus Hotel opened in 1912, it was the tallest building in Dallas — in other words, it was the building nearest to the moon.

Remarkably, it, the people, and the horses, looked just the same in the daylight!

adolphus_1910s_postcard
Daytime in Big D…

“Postcard magic” is magic, indeed. It’s all about judicious addition and subtraction.

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Sources & Notes

Both postcards were found lounging in forgotten corners of the internet. The cards were issued before 1914. Both are larger when clicked

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Copyright © 2018 Paula Bosse. All Rights Reserved.

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