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Title: AQUITANIA, built 1914

Accession Number: 1999.175.631
Type: postcard
Place: England
Date: 1937-11-11
Materials: heavy card
Description: Color lithographic postcard; starboard bow view of steamship AQUITANIA underway; to left is early seaplane; smaller vessels in background; printed below "Cunard White Star/ "Aquitania""; handwritten on reverse "Aquitania/ Nov. 11th 1937/ Dear Mary,/ So very glad to/ see you waiting/ until the ship/ started-hope you/ did not get too / tired. I am waiting/ for my lunch/ one o/C I don't think/ there are many/ [illegible] love from Kate"; addressed to "Mrs. Mary Schlachter/ Piermont-on-Hudson/ New York"; stamped and postmarked "CHURCH ST. ANNEX. N. Y. 9/ NOV 12/ 1-AM/ 1937".

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