From History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany (1887). Probably from Stanford University, digitization date is unknown.
17. The Eiffel Tower photographed through folded tissue.
From The Colour of Paris: Historic, Personal & Local, ed. by Lucien Descaves (1908). Digitized June 28, 2006.
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H/T The New Yorker
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