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"Lions and Grouse Mountain" North Vancouver B.C.

Item is a postcard printed with an image of the North Vancouver ferry, the "St. George," travelling between North Vancouver to Vancouver. The North Shore mountains are pictured behind the ferry. On the verso of this postcard is a hand-written description of the image, reading "The 'St. George' when first operated about 1904 or 1905." Following that sentence is a description of the road pictured at the shore behind the ferry.

"Palma" Canada, Ottawa, 1907

Item is a postcard printed with a portrait of a group of men in military-style uniforms. The men may be members of the Canadian team that competed in the 1907 Palma Trophy shooting competion. The verso of the postcard bears a stamp reading "Return to Major J.S. Matthews, Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver, B.C."

A happy Christmas

Item is a postcard to which an embroidered pocket is attached. Inside the pocket is a note printed with the phrase, "To my dear sweetheart." The embroidery is of foliage, flowers, a bell with a Union Jack on it, and a house. A message is written in pencil on the verso. This postcard belongs to a type known as "silks," which were made in France and bought by Allied soldiers during the First World War

A happy Easter

Item is a postcard to which an embroidered cloth is attached. The embroidery is of an Easter egg decorated with the flags of France and British, flowers, and the phrase "A happy Easter." A message is written in pen on the verso. This postcard belongs to a type known as "silks," which were made in France and bought by Allied soldiers during the First World War. This postcard includes personal correspondence. Sent to Elsie from her husband Ted.

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