Item 016 - The Breakwater, Bude

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The Breakwater, Bude

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  • 1946 (Creation)

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1 postcard : b&w ; 14.1 x 9 cm

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Postcard labelled "The Breakwater, Bude," from [Coreen?] to Mrs. (Lizzie) Neiland. On the front of the postcard is a black and white photograph of the ocean and coastline at Bude, Cornwall, England. On the back of the card is a handwritten message from the sender to Lizzie Jardine-Neiland at 34 1/2 Mile. There is a red British postage stamp in the top right corner. The card is postmarked 10 AM September 9, 1945 at Harrow, Middlesex.

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Good (October 2018)
Yellowed and slightly worn 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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