Postcard, Balaclava Street Wyndham; Frank, Duncan & Co.; 1920-1930; WY.0000.1259

Name/Title

Postcard, Balaclava Street Wyndham

About this object

In this postcard, the prominent building on the left is the McKay's two-storied brick building. As well as groceries McKays stocked drapery, millinery, fancy goods, china, footwear, ironmongery, and hardware. A toy shop was upstairs.

The main street of Wyndham, Balaclava Street, once had many shops and businesses including a butcher, a bakery, a fancy bread and biscuit baker, dairies, fruiterers, tearooms, fish shops, drapers and banks.

The message on the card reads:
'Dear Mother, We are sending this card between us three. From, Dad, Betty and me. Fairlie'

Maker

Frank, Duncan & Co.

Maker Role

Printer

Date Made

1920-1930

Period

1920s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card

Measurements

h 85 mm x w 138 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Subject and Association Keywords

Buildings and Structures

Object Type

documents

Object number

WY.0000.1259

Copyright Licence  

Public Domain - No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions

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