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Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

1986.0117.1059

Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

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Description

Handwritten message on reverse is addressed to 'Master Frank Wunderlich / [address in German crossed out] / Switzerland' and reads 'Dear Frank / I hope you arrived / safely and did not / get sick on the boat. / Did Charlie get sick on the boat. Mother / and Grannie are oing / to Japan on the 14th of July. / Write me a letter. Give my love to everyone. love fro Tim.

Physical description

Postcard with a colourised photograph of "Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales", showing an Aboriginal family outside a hut. "A Happy Xmas" is printed on the front in gold. There is a message on the reverse, and a postmark which reads "30 June 1909".

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