Historical information

Coloured postcard of the view from Little Collins St looking north along Elizabeth St. Has a northbound cable tram and several horse-drawn wagons in the view. In the view are the GPO, Newing's Artists materials, Royal Arcade, and Turner's bicycles. The letter is dated 8/12 from an Eck in Toorak addressed to Doris Ettelson in Ballarat. The stamp used was introduced in 1913 by the Commonwealth Government as the first National stamp - see reference. Card published by C T Melbourne.


Yields information about Elizabeth St c1910

Physical description

Colour postcard, divided back used with a 1d Commonwealth of Australia stamp.

Inscriptions & markings

See image for the handwritten note and a purchase price of $7 in pencil.