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Folding Postcard - Warrnambool

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is a postcard with a cover photograph in colour and twelve other colour photographs folding up in concertina fashion. One page has space for a stamp and an address.
Size
W 15 cm. H 10 cm.
Object Registration
002501
Keywords
tourism in warrnambool, history of warrnambool
Historical information
This is a Warrnambool folding post card sold to tourists and locals in the mid 20th century. The card contains photographs of Warrnambool scenes – the Hopkins River mouth, the Botanic Gardens, Liebig Street, Fletcher Jones gardens etc. Warrnambool has been promoted as a tourist town since the late 1800s and attracts visitors in both the summer months (beaches, coastal scenery etc) and the winter months (visit of Southern Right whales and major sporting events).
When Made
c.1960
Made By
Murray Studios (Maker)
Significance
This card is an example of a local tourist souvenir sold in places such as Warrnambool in the mid 20th century and ensuing decades.
Inscriptions & Markings
Warrnambool
Last updated
24 Jan 2020 at 10:31AM