Guelph Museums logo Collections Database

Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 2002.15.1
Object Name Postcard
Title Panoramic Postcard Guelph
Date c. 1910
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1915
Description Postcard; depicts panoramic view of Guelph, looking from Market Square, closest row of buildings seen in the photo includes the King Edward Hotel, the Central Hotel and the Massey-Harris Co. Farm Implement store. The postcard folds in half. On the inside of the card a message is written in black ink, "Guide pour Papa et Jack". The writing is in French.
written facing the top of the card, "Guide pour Papa et Jack" facing the bottom of the card, "Vous appeller vous de cille pla(cannot make out rest of word) ici regarder si vous pauver reconnaitre le (cannot make out next word) avec (cannot make out next word) rideau (next couple of words illegible) - pour le premier voir" opposite page of postcard, "Place Postage Stamp Here With signature only; Domestic, 1c. Foreign, 2c. With Message Domestic, 2c Foreign, 5c.", "POST CARD", "Mrs Elizabeth Leclire 82 Murray St Ottawa", "THIS SIDE IS FOR THE ADDRESS ONLY" on front of card, "CHAS L. NELLES PANORAMA OF GUELPH, CANADA"

People Nelles, Charles L.
Leclire, Elizabeth
Search Terms King Edward Hotel
Central Hotel
Carden Street
Nelles (Charles L.) Stationer
Dimensions 5.51/3.54 - Length/Width
postcard closed