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Snorkel Chute Curbside Mailbox | by Smithsonian Institution
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Snorkel Chute Curbside Mailbox

Description: An unidentified driver takes advantage of the Post Office Department's new snorkel chute curbside mailbox. The mailboxes were designed to permit motorists to drop off their mail without getting out of their cars. This mailbox was placed in front of New York City's main city post office.

 

Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

 

Medium: Black and white photographic print

 

Culture: American

 

Geography: USA

 

Date: 1953

Museum

 

Collection: U.S. Mailboxes

 

Repository: www.postalmuseum.si.edu/

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Taken on May 14, 2008