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Title

'From Dear Old Erin'

Object Name

Postcard

Description

Printed colour postcard with heraldic motif of the golden harp on a blue shield with castle tower above. Below 'Ireland,' in a green banner. There are five swifts flying together with sprays of shamrock in their beaks. Black text stating; 'From Dear Old Erin' and 'Winging through the pathless air, Erin's sacred sign ye bear.' This postcard was posted to Miss Murdock, Belfast. Posted from Londonderry in October 1906. The author is enquiring about Miss Murdock's summer and if she went to Portrush.

Materials

card

Catalogue Number

HOYFM.2015.222