Divided back postcard with (now?) sepia reproduction of photograph of Cahuilla Indian Ramona Lubo (captioned on photograph in white manuscript: Ramona), popularly identified with the protagonist of Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona, on front.
Title from caption of photograph. Terminus post quem for imprint date from presence of divided back, first authorized by the U.S. Postal Service on 1 March 1907. Possible publisher location and terminus ante quem for imprint date from partially illegible cancellation stamp on Penn Libraries Schimmel Collection copy which reads: HEMET M[...] 6[...] 190[...] CAL. Image on front of postcard 91 x 77 mm. Back of postcard headed: Post Card. Left side of divider headed: Correspondence here. Right side of divider headed: For address only.
Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2016 by Caroline F. Schimmel. Schimmel Collection copy addressed on back to "Mrs. Geo. A. May, Santa Maria Cal. Santa Barbara Co.", that is, Annie Laura May (née Noyes; 1873-1943), wife of George Arthur May (1870-1934); signed on front "Mrs. G."