Picture St. Marys
New Year's Postcard


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. Postcards like this were used commonly to communicate in brief messages, especially around the holidays. The postcard shown here is a New Year's card sent from Mitchell to St. Marys on 31 December 1909. Postcards reached their height in popularity in the mid-20th century, when postage was cheap and post offices were present in nearly every community. In Canada, the cost of sending a postcard domestically or to the U.S. was only one cent, and international postage cost two cents.
Notes:
Condition: some discolouration on front, slight wear on edges.
Inscriptions:
"January 1 / A happy New Year to you"
Publisher:
Raphael Tuck & Sons
Place of Publication:
Chromographed in Berlin
Date of Original:
31 December 1910
Dimensions:
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 13.8cm
Image Height: 8.8cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Near, Reg.
Local identifier:
RN22_1
Collection:
Reg Near Postcards
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Reg Near
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Reg Near Postcards. "New Year's Postcard." St. Marys Museum, RN22_1.
Location of Original:
St. Marys Museum archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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New Year's Postcard


This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. Postcards like this were used commonly to communicate in brief messages, especially around the holidays. The postcard shown here is a New Year's card sent from Mitchell to St. Marys on 31 December 1909. Postcards reached their height in popularity in the mid-20th century, when postage was cheap and post offices were present in nearly every community. In Canada, the cost of sending a postcard domestically or to the U.S. was only one cent, and international postage cost two cents.