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Postcard – Black and white illustration of horse and cart with driver

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Victoria

Description
Black and white printed postcard of a hand drawn single horse cart with driver. Cart is carrying a large wooden barrel with hose attached. Brick homestead building in background. Unwritten on the rear.
Object Registration
KVHS 1126
Historical information
Postcard production blossomed in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Postcards were popular because they were a quick and easy way for individuals to communicate with each other and became an efficient method of sharing information and photographs.
When Made
Circa 1881
Significance
Postcards provided a glimpse into the lifestyles of the sender which sometimes included a photograph of family or a hand drawn scene as in the accompanying example. As such, they formed part of family history.
Inscriptions & Markings
Handwritten inscription on bottom left of page - How we got our water in the pre Yan Yeanite era
Handwritten inscription on bottom right of page – From drawing by G. G. McCrae Christmas 1881
Last updated
25 Jan 2019 at 4:25PM