Postcard, The Man in the Moon

Production date
20 Sep 1908
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The postcard depicts a photograph captioned: the Man in the Moon is much too far. The photograph depicts two children in a hot air balloon. On the back of the card is a handwritten note from Evie McGregor, Opua Road, Opunake, to Wilfred Harding. Evie writes that she hopes he has not forgotten her and all the people at Opunake, and that he must be getting to become a big boy so she should no longer call him little. It is dated 20 September 1908.
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Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph on card, printed with brown ink. Handwritten in blue ink.
Height x Width: 138 x 84mm
H.B. Art Gallery & Museum, Stamp, Stamp
Subject period
Subject date
20 Sep 1908
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 88270
Credit line
gifted by Mr Geoff Harding
Other number(s)
m75/12 (a), 88270

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