[Postcard and envelope from France during WWI]

One of 14 postcards in the series: Box 1: 1917-1919 : Folder 23: Post Cards - Various available on this site.

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Outgoing postcard featuring a black and white image of Le Tramway au Smmet du PUY-DE-DOME. The postcard includes a hand inked message to family in the United States. The top edge of the card inlcudes a humorous note that reads to "Do not forget stamps- first for me!!". The stamped and addressed envelope is included.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 15 cm.)

Creation Information

Lauderdale, Victor 1917/1919.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Victor Lauderdale Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 25 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Outgoing postcard featuring a black and white image of Le Tramway au Smmet du PUY-DE-DOME. The postcard includes a hand inked message to family in the United States. The top edge of the card inlcudes a humorous note that reads to "Do not forget stamps- first for me!!". The stamped and addressed envelope is included.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 15 cm.)

Notes

PUY-DE-DOME is a natural landmark in central France. The formation seen in the postcard is a lava dome and one of the youngest volcanoes in the ChaƮne des Puys region of Massif Central in central France. This chain of volcanoes includes numerous cinder cones, lava domes and maars. It is a popular location for tourism and outdoor recreation.

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  • Preferred Citation: Victor Lauderdale Collection (AR0229), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Victor Lauderdale Collection

Early 20th century postcards and memorabilia collected by Victor Edward Lauderdale, who served as a corporal in World War I.

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  • 1917/1919

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  • Nov. 1, 2022, 9:23 p.m.

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  • Dec. 6, 2022, 1:27 p.m.

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  • 45.772241, 2.964486

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Lauderdale, Victor. [Postcard and envelope from France during WWI], postcard, 1917/1919; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2015968/: accessed April 14, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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