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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL
#62 - SWITZERLAND

Size: 3" x 5"
Copyrighted: 1889
Lithographer: Donaldson Brothers

Switzerland map - Edelweiss; Wood Carving; Mt. Matterhorn, Chamois
Area: 15,910 sq. mi
Population: 2,846,000
Government: Republic
Scenes: The Edelweiss; Wood Carving; Mt. Matterhorn and the Chamois

Although the cards in this series didn't include any additional descriptive information for the individual countries, the subsequently issued
Illustrated Atlas of Fifty Principal Nations of the World
did devote several paragraphs to
Switzerland

"COPYRIGHT" Text Variations
Appears below the wood-carver's bench and to the left of the Swiss coat-of-arms. The text is essentially in a horizontal position. It is very faint on the copy I have.

It's known to exist on cards with the "Arbuckle's" spelling in the Explanatory text on the back.

Appears below the wood-carver's bench and to the left of the Swiss coat-of-arms. The text tilts from upper left to lower right at nearly a 45 angle. (This is the variety shown in the full-size card, above).

It's known to exist on cards with the "Arbuckles'" spelling in the Explanatory text on the back.