Gore Park, at corner of King and James Streets, Hamilton, Ont., Canada. n.d.

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The postcard features the back side of the Queen Victoria statue in Gore Park in downtown Hamilton looking west with the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the background at the intersection of James and King Streets.
The postcard features the back side of the Queen Victoria statue in Gore Park in downtown Hamilton looking west with the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the background at the intersection of James and King Streets.

"The postcard is addressed to Mr. Jack [Jolley], c/o Royal Bank, Niagara Falls Center, Ont. The transcription reads: ""Hello John. Why don't you write? Am resting this evening after much a busy week we had last Mr. Martin and father both being away. So you are thinking of joining the army? It is great life I guess. Mother is feeling better today Charlie. Write soon Harold."". The verso has a 1 cent green Canadian stamp with straight cancellation marks from the stamp labelled ""HELP THE HAMILTON MOUNTAIN SANATORIUM TDR CONSUMPIVES"". The return stamp is illegible. The number 110689. J.K. is printed on the recto. The postcard corners are bent and the lower right corner is torn off. "

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Postcard Collection HPL_PC_s18_76r_32022206615946

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