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Damper and Tea / Chrismas Greetings

1986.0117.1140

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Handwritten message on reverse is addressed to 'Mr J Westwood / Campbell St / St Peters / Sydney' and reads 'To Dear Jack / Wishing Him / A Merry Christmas / and a Happy New / Year. We all wish / you and all a Merry / Christmas from / Ena [?]cash / Dec 22nd 1909'

Physical Description

Postcard with a colour painting by J Norton titled 'DAMPER AND TEA', mounted on white card. The painting features a swagman dipping his billy into a river that is lined with gum trees. His swag is nearby beside the fire and a riverboat with barge proceeds towards him in the distance. 'Christmas Greetings' is printed in gold in the bottom corner of the border. There is a short message on the reverse, dated 22 Dec 1909.

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