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Postcard - 'A Swollen Creek', Melbourne, Victoria, 1904 Document Reg. No: HT 29480

Summary:
Postcard featuring a colour illustration of a drover and a herd of sheep next to a creek that appears to have overflown its banks. The postcard is addressed to an F.M. Marcard in South Australia and is postmarked from Melbourne in 1904.
Description:
Colour illustration of a figure on horseback, surrounded by a herd of sheep, next to a waterway that appears to be flowing at a rapid pace. A dog stands off to the side on the left and there is bushland in the background.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 88 mm (Height), 138 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: sheep, tourism, waterways, landscapes, drovers, flooding
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Rural
Tertiary Classification: creeks
Inscriptions: Printed in blue ink on the front of the postcard: 'A SWOLLEN CREEK'
Hand-written in black ink on the front of the postcard: 'Kindest regards, U. G. C.'
Stamped in black ink on the back of the postcard: 'Melbourne ; 1904 ; VICTORIA'
Hand-written in black ink on the back of the postcard: 'F.M. Marcard Esq / c/o (illeg.) / G. Breuer & Co. / Leigh St. / Adelaide / South Aust.'
Place & Date Sent: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1904
Addressed To: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 1904

Addressed to an F.M. Marcard

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