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Catalog Number 2006.010.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title Moses Lake - Wash
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis postcard with white border. "Moses Lake - Wash" in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 8243" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Image of aerial view of Moses Lake, WA with houses, buildings, farm land, body of water, undeveloped land, possible railroad tracks, and roadways visible. Image may include Neppel Railroad depot. Cross streets are visible in image.

Reverse of card: "PHOTO POST CARD " printed on top half of postcard. Three cancelled green 1 cent King George VI Canadian stamps in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Three postmarks on stamps and one postmark and cancellation stamp on proper left hand side of card printed over correspondence. Postmark on proper left side of stamps is "VICTORIA / DEC 16 / 11?M / 195? / B.C." Postmark in middle of stamps is unreadable. Postmark on proper right side of stamps is "DIDSBURY / AM / XXX / ALBERTA." Postmark printed over correspondence is "VICTORIA / DEC 16 / 11?M / XXXX / CANADA." "Dear Jessie, / We are travelling / again. Spent two nights / in Ellensburg and are on / our way to Spokane. We / will be going on to Sandpoint / tomorrow. We are / enjoying our trip but / it will be so good to get / home. Grandma & Grandpa / hated to see us leave. / The snow is melting and / the streets are wet and sloppy. / Love / Laura." is handwritten in cursive in blue ink on correspondence side on reverse of postcard. "Miss Jessie Ingram / 2009 Cadboro Bay Rd. / Victoria / B.C." is handwritten in cursive in blue ink on address side on reverse of postcard.
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
Extent of Description 1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.
Archival History Owned by John Cheramy and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 06/20/2006 through EBAY website auction.
Collection Moses Lake Museum & Art Center Purchases
Credit line Purchased for the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center's collection.
Search Terms Moses Lake
Washington
People Ellis, J. Boyd