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The post office & steam train, Kiama, N.S.W.

1986.0117.4670

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W 136mm x H 88mm

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A postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a post office and a steam train on a street, and a message on the back. The image shows a train in steam running on tracks on the side of the road, with a man standing nearby. On the other side of the road is a post office with a four sided clock tower on the corner, and a car in front. The text at the bottom of the postcard reads "THE POST OFFICE & STEAM TRAIN, KIAMA, N.S.W.". On the back the message is dated 18 October 1937 and starts "Dear Dorothy & Beryl / I am in this Post Office / writing to you / John had to got to Nowra / so took me too."

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