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Alcatraz Island Greeting Card featuring the photograph Alcatraz Island Lighthouse by RicardMN Photography

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Alcatraz Island Lighthouse Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Thank you Linda!

What a beautiful capture ... has a wonderful vintage feel to it.

Thank you Dawn!

Love the composition and presentation

Thank you Henry!

love the feel of the treatment

Thank you JOan!

excellent! v

Wonderful capture with perfect processing! v/f

Thank you very much Roger!

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Artist's Description

Alcatraz Island Lighthouse. San Francisco, California. 1909. Alcatraz Island proved to be a huge obstacle in the busy shipping channel of San Francisco Bay. So much so, that the U.S. Government allocated money to construct a lighthouse on the island. The first tower was constructed in 1852, but the third-order Fresnel lens wouldn't arrive until 1854. This made it the first lighthouse to be built on the West Coast. This tower would serve until 1906 when it was damaged beyond repair in the 1906 earthquake. A new tower design was put forth after the earthquake. The new tower would be made out of reinforced concrete and would stand 84' tall. This would be tall enough to tower above the military prison that was built on the island. In 1934, the military prison was upgraded to a maximum security federal penitentiary. Even though the lighthouse keeper was on the outside of the prison walls, they weren't entirely safe. A riot broke out in 1946 in which many guards and inmates were killed, how...

About RicardMN Photography

RicardMN Photography

Freelance photographer interested in many areas of photography, RicardMN Photography tries to capture special places and moments. He compiles multiple street, landscape, documentary and portrait photographs from many countries of the world. His photographs are in private collections in New York, Illinois, Ohio, Oregon, Florida, California, Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Idaho, North Carolina, Nebraska, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Washington, Nevada, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Kansas, Michigan, Tennessee, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, etc, as well as in several publications and as part of the scenic design for the Asia-Pacific tour of the production "Do You Hear The People Sing?", a concert celebrating the...

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