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  • Avenue des Champs-Élyseés, Paris
    Avenue des Champs-Élyseés, Paris
    imagetext  17 July 1910,     Reverse:Paris July 17/10Travelling is all very nice but sometimes I wouldn't mind being home. This is one of the fashionable drives of Paris. The Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, in the distance, is the largest triumphal Arch in existence. It was begun by Napoleon in memory of his victories in ...
    imagetext  17 July 1910,   Reverse:Paris July 17/10Travelling is all very nice but sometimes I wouldn't mind being home. This is one of the fashionable drives of Paris. The Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, in ...
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  • Versailles - Petit-Trianon - La Laiterie
    Versailles - Petit-Trianon - La Laiterie
    imagetext  9 August 1910,     Front:This dairy at Petite Trianon (latter built by Louis XV for Mme du Barry) was the property of poor Marie Antoinette, her pleasure and pastime.Reverse:Aug 8/10. Left Paris, dearest Louise, 8 a.m. today. Will not reach Bingen on Rhine until 9 p.m. Such a funny time at the border between ...
    imagetext  9 August 1910,   Front:This dairy at Petite Trianon (latter built by Louis XV for Mme du Barry) was the property of poor Marie Antoinette, her pleasure and pastime.Reverse:Aug 8/10. Left Paris, dearest Louise, ...
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  • La Sainte-Chapelle, Paris (1re arrt). Construite en 1245 sur l'orde de St-Louis par Pierre de Montereau. Restaurée de 1837 á 1867 par Viollet-le-Duc.
    La Sainte-Chapelle, Paris (1re arrt). Construite en 1245 sur l'orde de St-Louis par Pierre de Montereau. Restaurée de 1837 á 1867 par Viollet-le-Duc.
    imagetext  3 August 1914,     Reverse:[London, Aug. 3/14, message continues from postcard "Stonehenge from Altar Stone"]number of N. B'ers we know - the Johnston family, Mr.Mrs. Graham Jardine, Will Jardine, and many others.You will hear from me after I get back and settled down.Very sincerely,Agnes M. Kitchen
    imagetext  3 August 1914,   Reverse:[London, Aug. 3/14, message continues from postcard "Stonehenge from Altar Stone"]number of N. B'ers we know - the Johnston family, Mr.Mrs. Graham Jardine, Will Jardine, and many others.You will hear ...
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  • Villa Allatini. Ancienne demeure de l'ex-Sultan Abdul-Hamid
    Villa Allatini. Ancienne demeure de l'ex-Sultan Abdul-Hamid
    imagetext  1 February 1916,     Reverse:I am sending you this in the spare time I have as the result of an injury I received to my chest the other day while ..ding on the end door of a Motor Transport lorry. It is not serious, but causes some pain and incapacitates me for the time ...
    imagetext  1 February 1916,   Reverse:I am sending you this in the spare time I have as the result of an injury I received to my chest the other day while ..ding on the end ...
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  • Bonn a. R. - Münsterplatz
    Bonn a. R. - Münsterplatz
    imagetext  December 1918,     Reverse:I went through here at 12 midnight on 13th again on 14th it is a lovely town. Part of it is in on either side of Rhein.J.G. [James Gallaher]
    imagetext  December 1918,   Reverse:I went through here at 12 midnight on 13th again on 14th it is a lovely town. Part of it is in on either side of Rhein.J.G. [James Gallaher]
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  • Ardfert Abbey, Co. Kerry.
    Ardfert Abbey, Co. Kerry.
    imagetext  21 December 1903,     Front:21/12/03Arrived all well after very good voyage. Wishing you a happy New Year.H.T.
    imagetext  21 December 1903,   Front:21/12/03Arrived all well after very good voyage. Wishing you a happy New Year.H.T.
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  • Jerusalem. Via Dolorosa.
    Jerusalem. Via Dolorosa.
    imagetext  ca. 1910,     A postcard of Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief or Way of Suffering) in the Old City of Jerusalem.
    imagetext  ca. 1910,   A postcard of Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief or Way of Suffering) in the Old City of Jerusalem.
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  • Damascus. The Tombs.
    Damascus. The Tombs.
    imagetext  ca. 1910,     A postcard sent from Damascus (City of Jasmin) in Syria.
    imagetext  ca. 1910,   A postcard sent from Damascus (City of Jasmin) in Syria.
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  • Hal's Gate, Brussels
    Hal's Gate, Brussels
    imagetext  12 April 1919,     Reverse:12.4.19. I have had the pleasure of being in Brussels about a week, a most interesting city. Have gone out to all places of interest in Bruges, Ostend,Zerbrugge where the naval work took place. I was just outside Ostendclose enough to see the flasheshear the guns where it was. Expect ...
    imagetext  12 April 1919,   Reverse:12.4.19. I have had the pleasure of being in Brussels about a week, a most interesting city. Have gone out to all places of interest in Bruges, Ostend,Zerbrugge where the ...
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  • Un saluto dal Duomo di Milano.
    Un saluto dal Duomo di Milano.
    imagetext  22 June 1910,     Reverse:Milan June 22/10Bought this card half way up the Cathedral tower and had it stamped. It is a magnificent church. We went clear to the top 485 steps. There are over 2000 statues on the outside of the building.A.M.K.
    imagetext  22 June 1910,   Reverse:Milan June 22/10Bought this card half way up the Cathedral tower and had it stamped. It is a magnificent church. We went clear to the top 485 steps. There are ...
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  • Strada da Amalfi a positano
    Strada da Amalfi a positano
    imagetext  June 12, 1910,     Reverse:AmalfiJune 12/10Had the most beautiful drive this morning along this road.Saw three small islands called "The Three Brothers" reminded me of the postal "The Three Sisters." Can't realize this is Sunday.Agnes M. K.
    imagetext  June 12, 1910,   Reverse:AmalfiJune 12/10Had the most beautiful drive this morning along this road.Saw three small islands called "The Three Brothers" reminded me of the postal "The Three Sisters." Can't realize this is ...
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  • Rathaus, Wien, I.
    Rathaus, Wien, I.
    imagetext  26 June 1910,     Reverse:Vienna June 26/10We leave here tomorrow. Are due at the Passion Play on Wednesday. Had a splendid guide through Italy. Engaged him for Rome and found him so satisfactory we took him all through Italy.A.M.K.
    imagetext  26 June 1910,   Reverse:Vienna June 26/10We leave here tomorrow. Are due at the Passion Play on Wednesday. Had a splendid guide through Italy. Engaged him for Rome and found him so satisfactory we ...
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  • Oberammergau: Benediktiner-Kloster Ettal mit Graswantal.
    Oberammergau: Benediktiner-Kloster Ettal mit Graswantal.
    imagetext  29 June 1910,     Reverse:OberammaergauJune 29/10Saw the wonderful Passion Play to-day. One cannot understand how peasants can be such marvelous actors.The village is quaint, old fashioned and surrounded by mountains.A.M.K.
    imagetext  29 June 1910,   Reverse:OberammaergauJune 29/10Saw the wonderful Passion Play to-day. One cannot understand how peasants can be such marvelous actors.The village is quaint, old fashioned and surrounded by mountains.A.M.K.
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  • Roma. Via Appia Antica.
    Roma. Via Appia Antica.
    imagetext  16 June 1910,     Reverse:Rome June 16/10We drove along here yesterday. Visited the Colosseum and ever so many other interesting place this A.M. We like Rome much better than Naples.A.M.K.
    imagetext  16 June 1910,   Reverse:Rome June 16/10We drove along here yesterday. Visited the Colosseum and ever so many other interesting place this A.M. We like Rome much better than Naples.A.M.K.
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  • Luzern. Lowendenkmal. [The Lion of Lucerne, Switzerland]
    Luzern. Lowendenkmal. [The Lion of Lucerne, Switzerland]
    imagetext  4 July 1910,     Reverse:Lucerne July 4/10This is the famous Lion of Lucerne carved out of solid rock to the memory of the Swiss guards who fell defending Louis XVI.I think perhaps this monument appealed to me more than any other I have seen.A.M.K.
    imagetext  4 July 1910,   Reverse:Lucerne July 4/10This is the famous Lion of Lucerne carved out of solid rock to the memory of the Swiss guards who fell defending Louis XVI.I think perhaps this monument ...
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  • Roma. Via Appia. Avanzi degli Acquedotti di Claudio [The Appian Way, Rome]
    Roma. Via Appia. Avanzi degli Acquedotti di Claudio [The Appian Way, Rome]
    imagetext  26 March 1924,     Reverse:Greetings from Rome. A.R.D
    imagetext  26 March 1924,   Reverse:Greetings from Rome. A.R.D
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  • Roma - Arco di Tito [Arch of Titus, Rome]
    Roma - Arco di Tito [Arch of Titus, Rome]
    imagetext  26 March 1924,     Reverse:Greetings from Rome. A.R.D.
    imagetext  26 March 1924,   Reverse:Greetings from Rome. A.R.D.
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  • Roma. Foro Romano col Campdoglio [Capitoline Hill, Rome, Italy]
    Roma. Foro Romano col Campdoglio [Capitoline Hill, Rome, Italy]
    imagetext  26 March 1924,     Reverse:Greetings from Rome.A.R.D.
    imagetext  26 March 1924,   Reverse:Greetings from Rome.A.R.D.
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  • Bonn a. Rh. - Rheinbrücke [Bridge over the Rhine, Bonn, Germany]
    Bonn a. Rh. - Rheinbrücke [Bridge over the Rhine, Bonn, Germany]
    imagetext  14 December 1918,     Reverse:Germany14th Dec 1918Here we are at last across the Rhein we came over this bridge. I got your parcel 5 days ago. Will write you soon. Best wishes for coming season.J. Gallaheron active service
    imagetext  14 December 1918,   Reverse:Germany14th Dec 1918Here we are at last across the Rhein we came over this bridge. I got your parcel 5 days ago. Will write you soon. Best wishes for coming ...
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  • Gibraltar
    Gibraltar
    imagetext  7 June 1910,     Reverse:June 7/10.Land here this P.M. and have a two hrs. drive. It seems ages since we left home. Will land on Friday at Naples. I would give a good deal to be home. Don't tell.A.M.K.
    imagetext  7 June 1910,   Reverse:June 7/10.Land here this P.M. and have a two hrs. drive. It seems ages since we left home. Will land on Friday at Naples. I would give a good deal ...
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