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Catalog Number 2009.6.1
Object Name Postcard
Title Postcard with Oversized Chickens
Date 12/24/1912
Year Range from 1912
Year Range to 1912
Description A postcard of "A Load of Fancy Poultry." The picture depicts people standing around a wagon, at a farm, and one man about to drive the wagon. In the wagon is three very oversized chickens. Appears to have been done with some photography trick. On the front it says it is "At Guelph, Ont." and at the bottom there is print that says " Copyright Canada 1910 by Canadian Post Card Co., Toronto."
The postcard, on the back is addressed to: "Master Lorne McCallum, Lyons, P.O., Ont." The message says, " Dec. 24th, 1912
Dear Cousin:
Well how are you these days? Is it snowing up at your place? It is down here. I suppose you're pretty busy up there. Well I hope you have a Happy New Year and a Merry X-Mas. Well good-bye. I am as ever your cousin. Amy."
Subjects FARMING