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HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, LONDON.

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Title

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, LONDON.

Description

The postcard depicts an image of the London Houses of Parliament. Three boats are shown on the river Thames in the foreground. The tower furthest to the right in the photo, commonly known as Big Ben, is the Elizabeth Tower. The tower (named in June 2012 for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee) is the home of the bell, Big Ben. The postage stamp cancellation / killer says FLY by BRITISH AIRLINES

Date

May 23, 1949

Contributor

J.V.

Rights

Under Copyright

Format

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

PC-GC 7-737

Coverage

Dundee, Scotland and London, England

Postcard Item Type Metadata

Card Title

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, LONDON

Material

Orientation

Classification

Genre

Writing on Card (Yes or No)?

Coloring

Type of image

Printed Text (Front)

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, LONDON.
98998 J.V.

Back Format

Printed Text (Back)

VALENTINE'S POST CARD
"VALESQUE" POSTCARD. COPYRIGHT.
PUBLISHED BY VALENTINE & SONS, LTD., DUNDEE AND LONDON.
FOR CORRESPONDENCE
Houses of Parliament. - Finely situated on the banks of the Thames, the Houses of Parliament make a superb picture as seen from the river. The Victoria Tower on the left rises to a height of four-hundred feet. The clock tower on the right contains the world famous "Big Ben" whose sonorous notes may be heard daily by all "listeners" the world over.
FOR ADDRESS ONLY
GT. BRITAIN

User-Added Text (Back)

Mon May 23
Dearests-
So glad K receive your letter Sue this A.M. See I nearly put 7 instead of L on this. Had a wonderful day yesterday with the Mei-ghans of Moor Park beautiful home garden. Dad left for Scotland this A.M. Back on Fri, Cousin Ivy come to-morrow for 2 days. Taking her to the Chelsea Flower Show to-morrow. Much love Martha

Stamp (Yes or No)?

Price of Stamp

2 pence

Postmarked Yes or No

Postmark Location

London, England

Postmark Date

May 23 1949

Card Addressed (Yes or No)?

Address

Mr./Mrs. Dand --- Geyer
801 Bronx River R5.
Bronxville, New York
U.S.A.

Archivist's Comment

MDP 1/23/17 Entered

Collection

Citation

Valentine & Sons, Ltd., “HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, LONDON.,” FSU Card Archive, accessed December 18, 2017, http://fsucardarchive.org/items/show/5357.

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