Historical information

Valentine Series postcard of the early 1930s of No. 27 inbound in Lydiard St Nth. Valentine series No. 1492, with the caption "Lydiard Street showing George Hotel, Ballarat". See page 59 of The Golden City and its Tramways and for the photo itself. Photo shows the wooden centre poles, street lighting, tram 27 in ESCo colour scheme, and buildings on the west side of Lydiard St North, including the George Hotel, A.M. Palmer & Co Chemist, Wm Hiscock Dentist and other buildings. A horse-drawn cart and two motor cars parked at the kerb.
See 3893 for a digital image and reproduction photograph.


Yields information about Lydiard St Nth in the 1930's, the centre poles, traffic and the appearance of the trams.

Physical description

Postcard black and white, divided back. Card No. 1492

Inscriptions & markings

Has on the rear in pencil "KT" and "to be copied"