Item 015 - Summerland Rd.

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Summerland Rd.

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  • 1944 (Creation)
    Penticton, BC

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1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 8.9 cm

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Postcard labelled "Summerland Rd." sent from Jack Jardine to his mother, Lizzie Neiland. On the front of the card is a black and white photograph of Summerland Road, with an automobile driving along it. There are high cliffs on one side of the road and a flat expanse (possibly a lake or a field) on the other.

On the back of the card is a handwritten message from "Jack" to his mother at Mile 34 1/2. He mentions his siblings Bob and Jenny. There is a purple three-cent Canadian stamp in the top right corner. The card is postmarked August 15 1944 in Penticton, British Columbia.

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Good (October 2018)
Yellowed from age.

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Donated by Louise Smith, August 17, 2001.


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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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