Mt. Rushmore National Memorial

Mt. Rushmore National Memorial Bad Lands South Dakota


Stock #: 36012
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Badlands National Park
State: South Dakota (SD)
Publisher: Black Hills Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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World's greatest sculptural work began in 1927. Gutzon Borglum, world's artist and sculptor, planned and supervised the monument. Financed by contributions and federal funds. Busts are porportionate to men 465 ft. high. top of Washington's head to tip of Chin 60 ft. Rock is ageless granite. Busts are of Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Lincoln. This view shows Mt. Rushmore, before work was started in 1927 and the gigantic monument as it looks to-day. The Memorial carved out of Granite Rock by the famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum is 62oo ft. above sea level and the Busts are proportionate to men 465 ft. high.
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