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Westminster Abbey, London. Original Abbey was built by Edward the Confessor (1049-65) but has been altered by succeeding monarchs. All the English monarchs have been crowned here. "Big Ben" can be seen in the background.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by A.V. Fry & Company Limited in London, England.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1961-07-29

Sender

Esther [London, England]

Recipient

Mother A. Rossi [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

London, July 29, 1961 / Dear Aimee, The trip so far has been all we could have hoped for. We have just sompleted a five-day motor-trip to Windsor, Eton, Oxford (for the night) Stratford on Avon for two nights, Warwick Castle, Ely and Cambridge for the night. All are well and send love, Esther.

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United Kingdom—England—Greater London—London—City of Westminster—Westminster Abbey

Publisher

A.V. Fry & Company

Publisher Series

118

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

British Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Westminster-71

Date Digitized

2013-10-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collection. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

O:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\UnitedKingdom\LondonEngland\BoroughofWestminster-71A

Image File Size

350 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Westminster (London, England), Westminster Abbey, Churches, Big Ben (Tower clock), Clock towers, Plazas, Monuments & memorials

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