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Image of sunset over water

1986.0117.1107

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Description

Printed text on lower left front reads 'The waves lie still and gleaming / And the lull'd winds seem dreaming.'

Handwritten message on reverse is addressed to 'Miss M Waugh / 5 Little Edward St / East Balmain / Sydney' and reads 'Dear Minnie / I got yhour letter / on Wednesday. / I don't think / I am going to/ Sydney for Xmas / Hope you have / a good holiday / Answer soon / Mary.'

Physical Description

Postcard with a colourised photograph of a sunset over water. An embossed border surrounds the photograph and there are two lines of poetry in the bottom left corner. There is a message on the reverse, and a postmark which reads "18 Dec 1909".

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