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  • Crystal Palace, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Crystal Palace, an iconic cast-iron and plate-glass structure designed by Joseph Paxton. The building had a wide barrel-vaulted roof and was originally built in Hyde Park, London for the Great Exhibition of 1951. One of the two mighty water towers built for the Crystal Palace and...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : front

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    The image shows a general view of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, located at Chamberlain Square, Birmingham. Some of the museum and gallery's architectural features include a dome and a clock tower (which is also known locally as "Big Brum"). Passers-by, tram and other vehicles in the Chamberlain Square can...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : back

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    This image shows the back of the postcard "Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard". A message in red ink is printed on the back of the postcard, which reads "Wishing you a bright & happy new year. My heart awakes with joy and song to send you greetings true along...
  • Whitehall, postcard : front

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    The image shows the Horse Guards building along Whitehall in London. The clock tower and mounted troopers in the two large sentry boxes can be seen in the middle. Pedestrians can also be seen on the walkway in front of the building, in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : front

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    The image shows a view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, as seen from Queen Elizabeth Walk. The steel arches with supporting steel ribs and the rusticated archways of the bridge can be seen in the middle of the picture, with the distinctive façade of the Fullerton Building behind the...
  • Crystal Palace, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Crystal Palace, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "3/7/22", the postcard is written by "Twa Koo" to "Darling Song c/o Bessie Kiong". The writer requests for "Kueh Blanda" to be...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard". Two messages in black ink are handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "22/8/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about their travel plans to...
  • Whitehall, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Whitehall, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer informs of their plans to convert a room...