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Chatswood railway station

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A postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a railway station with children on it, and a message on the back. The image shows a train on tracks to the right of a railway platform with the sign "CHATSWOOD" on it. The station building has chimneys on the top and verandahs along both sides extending over the platform. There are women, children and men on the platform. Nearly all the women and girls wear light coloured dress or long skirts with large hats. The boy in the foreground wears a sailor suit. The address on the back reads "Mrs Draper / Bathampton / Wimbledon / W Line". The message starts "Dear Mum / Received your letter will / look out for turkey..." The card has a postage stamp and two partial postkmarks.

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