Physical description

Black and white photograph reproduced from post card. Scene of road looking towards Loughnan Hill, Andrew Kennedy's orchard. Horse and cart in centre of photo, orchard to left of picture. (3 enlarged copies, 2 postcards, a clipping and 1 9x18.5 reproduction) Postcards with correspondence from N Blood, 2 original of the postcards with messages.
First reads: "Trust you are well my dear and hope your poor Mater is no worse but better. We arrived home safely..poor little Tim was very tired. Love from all to your sister and mother..self. Your sincere friend, N. Blood"
Second Reads: "Miss Hill. Cowes P.O.. 4/3/09 Dear Olive, come at once; I am on my last legs! Very pleased to hear that you have been enjoying yourself as well. Your mother had been very ill and Elvie has lost a stone weight; and ??? looks down in the dumps. Topsy killed canary this morning so I took Topsy for a walk! Had a bush fire up at home on 22 and 23rd Feb. No time to scribble more. Yours to a cinder. Bert." This postcard writing is overstamped J.B.McAlpin, Estate and Financial Agent. District Government Valuer Ringwood. It has a 1d Victorian Stamp affixed.

Inscriptions & markings

Typed below photograph, "Warrandyte Rd. from Maroondah Hwy. looking north. Mullum Creek bridge in dip - 1908".