Caribbean Postcard Collection

 

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Caption

Fort Christian, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, U.S.A. Fort Christian, built by the Danes in 1671, is the oldest building in the Virgin Islands. It was the Governor's Headquarters and the main defense of the town in the old days. Now it serves as a Polic Headquarters and city goal.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by The Virgin Island Cooperative in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1901-01-09

Sender

Pats [Charlotte Amalie, V.I.]

Recipient

Miss Amie Murphy [New York, NY]

Excerpt from Message

Hi Sugar! Remember this spot? I love the 1829. Am coming back someday. Love, Pats

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

Virgin Islands of the United States–St. Thomas Island–Charlotte Amalie

Publisher

The Virgin Island Cooperative

Date Issued

1910-1954

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

Caribbean Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

St. Thomas-03

Date Digitized

December 2013

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\Caribbean\St. Thomas-03A

Image File Size

453 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Fort Christian (Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands), Charlotte Amalie (United States Virgin Islands), Forts & fortresses

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