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  • Collection: World War I Postcard Collection

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Message on card reads "I pass these rocks every day. R."

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Message on card reads "Jan 1st 1919. This town has been heavily bombed by the Germans and lot[s] of damage has been done. The market square or rather the central square shows many marks of bombs & several shops & house[s] have been quite destroyed"

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Message on card reads "I have put cross at the house we are staying. I am writing this P.C. in the room with the cross on. We have a lovely view of the country in the front and the sea at the back. R. The first cross is wrong, the one in ink"

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The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd., P.O. Box 1685, Cape Town

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Message on card reads "Dear Winnie, just a line in haste to send my future address. c/o Mrs Byrnes, 6 Palm Place, Hackney, Adelaide. We are moving this weekend & everything is upside down so excuse the short notes. Will write a long letter next…

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Bound album of an unidentified person. This appears to be an album put together by a young Australian gentleman when on tour in Europe in 1911-1918? Consists mostly of published postcards of European places. Includes some postcards of Sydney,…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. Belgium 9-9-17 Dear Winnie, You will think I can get nothing but cathedral cards but I know that you like such works of art, do you not? Sincerely…

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Message on card reads "The residence of Black Beetles"

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Byrne, Railway Road, Carnegie, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "On Active Service. France 4/6/16 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I am well. Nothing of any interest to tell you. I wrote a letter last…

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Message on card reads "This gives you a good idea of what some the villages and towns are today. I bought these cards in Abbeville this week. Love from Jimmy"

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Adressed to Mr E. P. Shaw, 2 Westgarth Street, Northcote, Melbourne. Message on card reads "On board S.S. Africa. Sunday Oct 18/14. If we call at Melbourne try and come on board. I don't expect we'll be allowed home. Au revoir Chas."

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Adressed to Miss W. Leister, c/o Mrs H. Gould, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Vic., Australia. Message on card reads "13/02/19 Dear Win, One of the many magnificant statues in Brussels, it is a great place, the buildings are wonderful and…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 4/12/16 Dear Win, I would rather give you ten pounds than be with the crowd swimming today, it is terribly cold. Yours Stan"

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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd., Sydney and Melbourne. Printed in Great Britain