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Physical Description

One black and white postcard with an undivided back. The postcard was published by L. Saalfeld in Berlin, Germany.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1903-06-18

Sender

Gustav Kamper [Berlin, Germany]

Recipient

Martha Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

Here in this royal house I have spent many delightful hours – quite forgetful of the [illegible] Since here I learned of the death of my sister-in-law Claudin – Her death was very beautiful - & she lies so Papa writes me – in the sunshine on the hills of San Diego overlooking the lovely bay. – Hers was a rare and lovely character. She left a little son 6 days old – what do you / to write her. I am [illegible] seriously [illegible] Yesterday 1st Friday in Berlin. Forgot [illegible] of you! / Affectionate greetings Gustav Kamper / 1903 “Kamperswalde” the sixth of June – Your little message came but I am waiting for a letter! Out here near to the heart of nature, the days pass swiftly – daily long rides & walks – We are both well, Gustav looking as if he had discovered the elixir of life & moi – I am ruddier & I trust with the [illegible] – Please tell Agnes that I did not forget the 4thMarrks I shall & then I am very grateful for her long letter I am [illegible].

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

German

Location

Germany–Berlin State–Berlin

Publisher

L. Saalfeld

Publisher Series

259

Date Issued

1900-1908

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

German Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Berlin-19

Date Digitized

2013-11-01

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley library, University of San Diego.

Image File Location

O:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\Germany\Berlin-19A

Image File Size

325 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Berlin (Germany), Königliche Bibliothek zu Berlin, Libraries

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