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).


This card is an example of a local tourist souvenir sold in places such as Warrnambool in the mid 20th century and ensuing decades.

Physical 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.

Inscriptions & markings