Item 012 - North Berwick from the Beach

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North Berwick from the Beach

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  • 1923 (Creation)

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1 postcard : col. ; 13.6 x 8.7 cm

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Postcard labelled "North Berwick from the Beach," sent from Aunty M. (Mary Rutherford?) to Mr. Bobbie Jardine. On the front of the card is a tinted photograph of a sandy beach with multiple people atop large rocks in the foreground. In the background is a village, with a large hill rising in the far distance.

On the back of the card is a handwritten message from Aunty M. in North Berwick to Robert Jardine-Neiland at 35 1/2 Mile. A red one-penny British stamp is in the top right corner. The card is postmarked 9:45 AM, November 24 1923, in North Berwick.

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Fair (October 2018)
Yellowed with age.
Corners and edges are worn.
Long vertical crease down the middle.
Some light stains on the back.

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Donated by Louise Smith, August 17, 2018.


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All inquiries regarding use, reproduction, and publication should be addressed to museum staff.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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Catalogued October 2018.
Revised December 2020.

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