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Postcard of Melbourne from Ted to J Lynch, 1915

Date: 1915
Dimensions:
Overall: 90 x 135 mm
Medium: paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Patricia Doran
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: 00050152

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    Description
    This postcard was sent from Victoria by Irish migrant Edward Telford to his friend John Lynch in Liverpool, England.
    SignificanceThe postcard illustrates the importance of maintaining links to homeland and reflect Edward Telford's first impressions of Australia, where "the weather is fearfully hot."
    HistoryThis postcard is part of a collection of correspondence sent from Irish migrant Edward C Telford to his friend John Lynch in Liverpool, England. They were sent from Melbourne and Mildura between 1914 and 1915 and reflect Edward Telford's first impressions of Australia, where "the weather is fearfully hot 107 in the shade today."
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    Web title: Postcard of Melbourne from Ted to J Lynch, 1915

    Assigned title: Postcard of Melbourne from Ted to J Lynch, 1915

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