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Porte-cochere at Box Hill house, around 1908-1909 / photographer unknown
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Title:
Porte-cochere at Box Hill house, around 1908-1909 / photographer unknown
Date:
[c1908]
Format:
1 postcard photoprint : b & w ; 8.5 x 13.5 cm.
Inscription:
'Post Card' printed on verso.
Subject:
Description:
This photograph printed as a postcard is addressed to 'Miss K.B. Rouse / care of Mrs Campbell / Charing / Kent / England' and carries the message 'Thank you for the last p.c. you sent me. I will try to write to you a letter next week. Do you know what this picture is. / With love from Geoffrey'.
Geoffrey is Geoffrey Rouse Terry (1896-1970) eldest son of George Terry and his wife Nina, nee Rouse, the owners of Box Hill. The card is addressed to his aunt Kathleen Buchanan Rouse (1878-1932) who spent 18 months in England in 1908-1909, staying for some time with her aunt Lizzie Campbell in Charing, Kent.
The man visible in the photograph may be George Terry.
Provenance:
Miriam and Ian Hamilton Collection
Source:
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; CSL&RC PIC 2015/7
Rights:
You may save or print this image for research and study. If you wish to use it for any other purposes, you must contact Sydney Living Museums to request permission.
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
55356