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Descriptive information


Image layout: horizontal
Dimensions (approx. l x w): 13.5cm x 8.5cm
Caption (front side): “Milburn Residence, Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, N. Y. where President McKinley died September 14th, 1901.”
Number preceding caption: none
Number(s) on image: 52
Image: exterior front view (at slight angle) of John G. Milburn residence, w/ policeman in foreground on sidewalk (bottom right)
Information about image (back side): “MILBURN RESIDENCE, DELAWARE AVENUE, BUFFALO, N. Y.—On Sept. 5, 1901, President McKinley visited the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, that day having been set apart in his honor and called ‘President’s Day.’ On the afternoon of the following day, while holding a special reception in the Temple of Music, he was shot twice by a cowardly assassin. The wounded president was first taken to the Emergency Hospital in the exposition ground for immediate treatment and then removed to the residence of John N. Milburn, an intimate friend and president of the exposition, where he passed away on Sept. 14th, 1901.” [Note: wrong middle initial given for Milburn.]
Number(s) on back side: 52 (immediately preceding descriptive blurb)
Postal cancellation date: 17 January 1910
Postal rate: 1 cent (U.S.)
Company (creator): none
Printing location: none

 
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