Empress of Ireland Postcard

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Title

Empress of Ireland Postcard

Description

A postcard of a liner addressed to Mrs Barratt, 209 Frodingham Road, Crosby, Scunthorpe. The handwritten message is to 'Cis'. from Flo, postmark Liverpool. Also a note stating that the liner later sank on its return journey from Canada with the loss of 1024 lives. [in 1914]

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Format

One colour postcard with handwritten address and message.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

E[Author]FBassattC[Date]-010001,
E[Author]FBassattC[Date]-010002,
E[Author]FBassattC[Date]-010003,
E[Author]FBassattC[Date]-010004

Transcription

[picture postcard of R.M.S. Empress of Ireland]
[page break]
[postage stamp]
[post mark]
Dear Ciss
We arrived safe so far so tired I must [underlined] thank [/underlined] you so much for your kindness goodbye all Flo.
Mrs Barratt
209 Frodingham Rd
Crosby
Scunthorpe
[page break]
Sunk on the return journey from Canada in the St Lawrence river after collision with Norwegian Collier [underlined] Lost 1,424 lives [/underlined]

Collection

Citation

“Empress of Ireland Postcard,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 27, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22148.

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