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Britannia

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A postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a yacht, and a message on the the back. The image shows a yacht in full sail tilting to one side. The sails are white and the boat has a dark hull and a long bowsprit. At the bottom left of the photograph is the text "BRITANNIA". The address on the back reads "Mr Young, / 21 Pascoe Rd. / Lewisham / S.E. 13". The message is dated 6 September 1929 and starts "Dear Dad & Bob / To day (Friday) we went to / Cowes, Alum Bay and many / other interesting places..." The postcard has a postage stamp and two partial postmarks.

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