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Arrival of Part of Wirth's Circus at Ipswich

1986.0117.0920

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Description

Handwritten message on reverse is addressed to 'Miss Emmie Hay / Cooninya / Queensland / Esk Line' and reads 'Kyogle / Dear Emmie / just a few lines we / all arrived home safely / and we had a lot / of rain I am gonto / start school after / Easter how do you / like school I think I / will like it when I / start hoping Auntie and / uncle are all well as / it leaves us at present / from Grace.'

Physical Description

Postcard with black and white photograph showing 'Arrival of Part of Wirth's Circus at Ipswich.'. It has a message on the back and it is postmarked 21 Feb 1912.

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