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Caption

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 and printed in Italy.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1964-06-18

Sender

Sam & Margaret Crawford [London, England]

Recipient

Mr. & Mrs. Q. Patterson [Ontario, Canada]

Excerpt from Message

Elin Bank Hotel / York, Yorkshire, England / June 18, 1964 / Dear Mr. & Mrs. Patterson, The weather here has been lovely. We have enjoyed London and many things of entertainment there. We were to Wendrac and Windsor Castle and lovely gardens around the High Bank. We were to see Stonehenge and Canterbury Cathedral yesterday. Canterbury Cathedral is beautiful and a [illegible] to see what has been done. Sam & Margaret Crawford. P.S. Do hope you are both ok.

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

2134

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-72

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-72A

Image File Size

335 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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