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Caption

Old Houses, Holborn – Known also as Saple Inn, Holborn Bars. These old houses are one of the few symbolic landmarks of the past history of London, and the old courtyard behind offers to the jaded visitor or citizen a restful retreat. It was here that Dr. Johnson wrote his famous "Rasselas."

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard features a new color crayon process from an original drawing by Joseph Pike.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1936-12

Sender

Darleen & Grace [London, England]

Recipient

Mrs. Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year /Darleen & Grace

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United Kingdom—England—Greater London—London—Camden—Holborn

Artist

Joseph Pike

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

Camden-03

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\Borough of Camden-03A

Image File Size

255 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Camden (London, England), Residential streets, Historic sites

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