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IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

1986.0117.5079

IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

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A black and white illustrated postcard captioned "IN THE / SHADE / OF THE / OLD / APPLE-TREE". The illustration parodies the biblical story of the Garden of Eden. A young couple are shown sitting beneath an apple tree, which is entwined with a snake. Overleaf the card is addressed "Via Frisco / Mr Geo. Thornton / Masonic Hotel / Napier, / New Zealand". The postmark is dated "London / OCT / 17 / 3 / PM / 1906".

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