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Welcome Inn, Valley Heights

1986.0117.5044

Welcome Inn, Valley Heights

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A black and white postcard featuring a photograph of an inn, titled " 'WELCOME INN,' VALLEY HEIGHTS". The photograph shows a single story, rectangular building behind a white picket fence. In the foreground is the edge of a road and a telegraph pole. Adjacent to the photograph is a column of text outlining the historical significance of the building. Titling on the card reads "AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL POSTCARDS - SECOND SERIES / HISTORIC BUILDINGS / 'WELCOME INN,' / VALLEY HEIGHTS". The opening sentence of the supporting text reads "UNDER the name of 'Wyoming,' / a favourite Boarding Estab- / lishment, this interesting / building was once a noted Inn / on the main Western Road..." Publication identification on the reverse side of the card reads "JAMES R TYRRELL 22 CASTLEREAGH STREET, SYDNEY".

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