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Coogee Beach

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A used postcard with a coloured photograph of a beach with a boat, swimmers, horseriders and strollers in the foreground and a town in the background. The photographic negative has been captioned in the lower left "Coogee Beach" and the lower right "Sydney Pleasure Resorts Series 58". On the reverse there is a postmark and it is addressed in ink to "Miss "Cally" Leonard ... Ireland" with a message in ink that begins "My dear Pet, would / you like a swim / all these little girlies / go in the water / every day ..."

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