H Pearl Adams from 'B': Postcard of Le Chateau Whitely

Scope and Content

Postcard to H Pearl Adams from 'B', on cream card. The image is a black and white photograph of a country house, behind a hedge, surrounded by trees with a large gate to the left of the picture, viewed from a lane. There is a manuscript note on the image, which is not very legible, [it explains that they had hoped to sell the Chateau but it is not possible now] and a manuscript message on the reverse sending Christmas wishes.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Card yellowed, surface dirty and scratched, creased, especially left side. Right corner torn (piece missing). Writing ink has faded. Reverse, also surface dirt, and abrasion to surface where stamp has been peeled off top right. Production method: mechanically printed on card.