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General Hospital, Kingston, Ont. [postcard]

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Dates
1914
Collection
Linda Perry Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Accession Number
003025001
Description
Cardboard postcard of the Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ont., Canada; shows a hand-tinted photograph of a limestone building, Richardson Laboratory, from an angle, framed by trees, etc.; back: has space for a postage stamp, address and message; two globes show the world for the publishing …
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Accession Number
003025001
Collection
Linda Perry Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- ephemera
Postcards
Description
Cardboard postcard of the Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ont., Canada; shows a hand-tinted photograph of a limestone building, Richardson Laboratory, from an angle, framed by trees, etc.; back: has space for a postage stamp, address and message; two globes show the world for the publishing company; on the back is a lengthy note written in blue pen from the sender to the receiver; also on the back in the top-right corner adhesive left form removal of postage stamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The postcard was bought in an Edmonton antique market.
Maker
The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co. Ltd
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: green, grey, blue
Inscriptions
On the front: "General Hospital, Kingston, Ont., Canada"; on the back: "Kingston June 6/14 // Dear friend, I was Just // thinking of you so thought I // would drop you a card. Suppose // you wondered whatever became of // me that I never went to see you. // Well my mother wrote for me // to come home, so I left Buffalo // just the day before Willie // sailed in the spring & am // here yet. Expect to be here all // summer [?] I take a // trip up to see Willie in the // meantime. I hear you were // for a trip, wouldn't that be lovely // . Will be glad to hear from you // if you can find time to write // C. Russell, 156 Frontenac St. // Kingston // Ontario // Mrs. R. Egli // 36 Copeland Place // Buffallo // N. Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
8.6 cm
Width
13.9 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
A small part of the top-left corner is torn off; the edges and corners are slightly worn; and there is a noticeable rip at the top of the postcard
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail