Black and white photographic postcard of traction engine threshing wheat; 1909; ...

Name/Title

Black and white photographic postcard of traction engine threshing wheat

About this object

Black and white photographic postcard of traction engine threshing wheat.

Postcard is addressed to "Miss Jean Ward, c/- Mrs Swan, Seacliff, South Island"

It reads "Dear Jean, You must be indeed a busy creature. I will have to send you a little time when next I write. We have got well quiet [sic] settled down now. I am beginning to feel quiet [sic] an old resident now. The girls like the place very much except Mary of course you can guess the reason why too far from Kairanga [?] for her. Can you recognize any faces on this Photograph. It was taken while I was working on Mattthews Mill. You will be able to pick the two Garveys . M Read myself and other is M [indecipherable] in a M & Matthews Read myself. A cousin of Wilfs is writing soon. Kind regards from all & best love from my self. Jim.

Postmarked at Seacliff, 1 November 1909.

Place Made

New Zealand

Place Notes

No production marks on card. Image is of Seacliff, Otago.

Format

Postcard

Date Made

1909

Period

1900s

Medium and Materials

Cardboard

Measurements

88x138mm

Credit Line

Howick and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

Postcard

Object number

10023

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All rights reserved

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