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Forbes Hotel, King and York Sts, Sydney, N.S.W


Forbes Hotel, King and York Sts, Sydney, N.S.W

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The poem on the back reads"
We are three mighty warriors,
Three mighty men are we,
And though not the same stature
Are near as we can be. /
So don't pull down the Kilties,
But raise up Charlie Greaves,
The "Forbes" where what a man
asks for,
Is just what he receives.

Physical description

Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of two tall men in Scottish dress and a short suited man, advertising the "FORBES HOTEL, / KING and YORK STREETS, SYDNEY, N.S.W." Across the top is printed 'With . . . / C. E. GREAVES' / Compliments'. The postcard is unused but it has a poem on the reverse.

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