The Awakening of Rip Van Winkle

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting the awakened Rip Van Winkle as he looks over the Catskill Mountains, including the Catskill Mountain house.

Awakening of Rip Van Winkle, Catskill Mts., N. Y.

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting Rip Van Winkle as he awakens from his 20-year nap.

Awakening of Rip Van Winkle, Catskill Mts., N.Y.

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting Rip Van Winkle as he awakens from his 20-year nap.

Greetings from the Catskills

Vintage postcard with the title “Greetings from the Catskills” depicting happy Rip Van Winkle as he plays a game of nine-pins with his friends.

Greetings from the Catskills

Vintage postcard with the title “Greetings from the Catskills” depicting happy Rip Van Winkle as he takes another round of liquor from his friends.

Awakening of Rip Van Winkle

Vintage Catskills postcard packet with 24 scenes, one of which depicts the awakening of Rip Van Winkle.

Sleepy Hollow-in-the-Catskills, N.Y., Old Original Rip Van Winkle Rock, just above old house

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting sleepy Rip Van Winkle as he takes his 20-year nap on Rip’s Rock in Sleepy Hollow.

Rip Van Winkle, Catskill Mountains, N. Y.

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting Rip Van Winkle as he takes his 20-year nap.

Rip Van Winkle, Catskill Mountains, NY

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting Rip Van Winkle as he takes his 20-year nap.

The Legend of Rip Van Winkle

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting Rip Van Winkle as painted by James Lewicki for Life magazine.

Rip Van Winkle, “Even my very dog has forgotten me”

Vintage comic postcard of an elderly Rip Van Winkle running away from a dog while proclaiming “Even my very dog has forgotten me.”

Gee! Dat must be Mrs. Rip

Vintage postcard showing the supposed “Mrs. Rip Van Winkle” outside a theater.

Greetings from the Catskills, Rip Van Winkle

Vintage postcard of Rip Van Winkle published by Albert Hahn.

Greetings from The Haunts of Rip Van Winkle

Greetings from The Haunts of Rip Van Winkle

Greetings from The Haunts of Rip Van Winkle

Greetings from The Haunts of Rip Van Winkle

Awakening of Rip Van Winkle, Catskill Mts., N. Y.

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting Rip Van Winkle as he awakens from his 20-year nap.

Rip Van Winkle Playing With the Children (Card 1)

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting a scene from Rip Van Winkle as he takes his 20-year nap.

Rip Van Winkle Driven Into the Storm (Card 2)

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting a scene from Rip Van Winkle as he takes his 20-year nap.

Rip Van Winkle Meeting the Gnome (Card 3)

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting a scene from Rip Van Winkle as he takes his 20-year nap.

Rip Van Winkle Playing Ten Pins (Card 4)

Vintage Catskills postcard depicting a scene from Rip Van Winkle as he takes his 20-year nap.