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Postcard - Boar's Head Perry Barr

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1995V632.1001
Collection:Topographical Views - Kesterton Collection

Maker Information

Publisher:Leonard Smith & Co - View history

Notes

In 1995, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery acquired the Kesterton Collection, a large collection of vintage Birmingham-related postcards assembled by a local man. The majority of the postcards in the collection date from the heyday of the picture postcard - the period between 1900 and the First World War.During this time, picture postcards were the latest novelty. For the price of a penny, plus a halfpenny stamp, they allowed a quick and effective means of communication throughout the country.

Purchased from Roger Kesterton.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Medium:Printed.
Material(s):Printed card
Place of Origin:Birmingham, England

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Dimensions

Height:90 mm
Width:137 mm