Silver Springs Lodge, Emerald, was owned and managed in the 1940s-1950s by William and Olive Hamilton. It offered Pianola, Radio, Swimming, Tennis, Riding, Golf, Farm Produce, Home Cooking, coke fires, continuous hot water and was sewered. Weekly Tariffs were ₤4-10-0 and ₤4-15-0. Mrs Hamilton served as official photographer for Royal visits.
The Lodge was an early tourist enterprise in the region, and located in a particularly admired area.
B/W postcard photo issued by Valentine's, showing front gate and part profile of Silver Springs Lodge, Emerald. Caravan visible to left, and five people visible around the front door. Arch over front gate bears legend "Silver Springs Lodge".
Inscriptions & markings
FRONT: Silver Springs Lodge, Emerald
REVERSE: Valentine's POST CARD
A GENUINE PHOTOGRAPH