Al's Past Treasures
All Items : Postcards : White Border : Pre 1940 item #551985 (stock #PC1188)
Al's Past Treasures
Offering this unused postcard by Margaret Tarrant. Her career as a freelance artist spanned 50 years and she died in 1959. She designed and created cards, calendars and illustrated children's books including Peter's Friends and All Things Bright and Beautiful. This card is from the Fairy Hours Series and was issued by the Medici Society Ltd., London. Card is in excellent condition. See all my great listings.
All Items : Postcards : White Border : Pre 1950 item #551972 (stock #PC1186)
Al's Past Treasures
The Delaware & Hudson Railroad System built and operated the Sagamore (Length 223', beam 57', speed 20 mph) from the early 1900's to about the late 1930's. She held 1500 passengers and was considered at the time one of the finest sidewheel steamboats. Not without her share of problems as running aground in 1909 and 1912 and being involved in an accident in 1920 killing 2 passengers in a rowboat that the Sagamore ran into. The card has a mailing date of 1944 from Pittsfield Mass...
All Items : Postcards : White Border : Pre 1950 item #551888 (stock #PC1185)
Al's Past Treasures
Here is a steamer post card with plenty of history. This card was mailed in 1944 from Nantucket, Mass. to St. Petersburg, Florida. Still retains the $.01 stamp. The steamer Naushon built about 1929 served the islands around Martha's Vineyard until August of 1942 when commissioned by the navy and was modified to cross the Atlantic where some of her duty was in the English Channel as a hospital ship after the Normandy landings...
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