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Emperor penquin rookery at commencement of Great Barrier

1986.0117.0139

Emperor penquin rookery at commencement of Great Barrier

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Description

The hand written message on the front reads 'after being frozen up / at the foot of Mount Erebus for over 2 years - was freed. The / 3 vessels proceeded to Lyttleton, which port was reached / on April 1, 1904.'

the address reads 'Miss Bartlett / 'Abbotsford' / Mosman

Physical description

White vignette postcard featuring a black and white photograph of "EMPEROR PENGUIN ROOKERY AT COMMENCEMENT OF GREAT BARRIER." The postcard is from the "Discovery" Antarctic Series, and features a message on the front and an address on the undivided reverse.

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