TH Thomas to Mrs [George] Adam: Postcard of Versailles

Scope and Content

Postcard of a black and white photograph of the gardens at the Palace of Versailles printed on cream card. The image is of a statue to the left, formal topiary box hedges, mature trees and a pool with a fountain (not working) behind. On the reverse are two manuscript messages in different hand writing, and one French postage stamp.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed, layers of paper splitting apart top edge, abrasions bottom edge and corners, possibly faint mould growth top quarter, noticeable flecks of black ink top centre. Production method: mechanically printed from a photograph.