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Postcard - Exhibition Building & General Post Office, Ward, Lock & Co, Melbourne, circa 1910 Reg. No: SH 960672
- This is a black & white postcard of Melbourne showing the southern facade of the Exhibition Building and the Melbourne General Post Office, circa 1910. The postcard, which was made by Ward, Lock & Co, was sent by Ethel Lane from Canterbury to Miss D Lane in London as a Christmas greeting. The card is dated 22 November 1910 and was printed in England.
- A postcard featuring two round, black & white photographs on the front. One photograph is of the General Post Office and the other is of the southern facade of the Exhibition Building. Above the two images the title 'Greetings from Melbourne' is written in red. On the reverse of the card there is a handwritten inscription and address. There is no stamp or postmark.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
|Dimensions:||90 mm (Height), 140 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||civic mementoes, correspondence, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, exterior views, postcards, buildings, christmas cards|
|Themes this item is part of:||Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING|
|Tertiary Classification:||souvenir postcards|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse, text: Greetings from Melbourne; GENERAL POST OFFICE,; EXHIBITION BUILDING,
Reverse, text: POST CARD/ REAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SERIES.; The Address to be written here.; Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., London, Melbourne and Toronto./ PRINTED IN ENGLAND.
Reverse, handwritten: Canterbury/ 22.11.10/ With best wishes for/ a very happy/ Christmas, from/ Ethel Lane; Miss D Lane./ Glenaladale./ Woburn Place./ Russel Sqr./ London; Eng.
|Publisher:||Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, circa 1910|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne GPO, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910|
|Addressed To:||Miss D Lane, London, England, Great Britain, 1910|