[Editor: This postcard, which incorporates a map of mainland Australia (with a waratah flower), is dated 28 March 1912.]
[Front of postcard]
Greetings from Australia
[Description: A map of mainland Australia, with a waratah flower being held across the map, with the words “Greetings from Australia”.]
[Reverse of postcard]
[Handwritten text, in italics]
Thank you very much for present for baby. They are very nice. She has 4 teeth.
Many happy returns.
[Description: The reverse of the postcard includes an Australian coat of arms, with the text “Advance Australia”.]
Copyright — I.C. Postcard Co., Sydney.
Dimensions (approximate): 134 mm. (width), 87 mm. (height).
The phrase “Many happy returns” indicates that this postcard includes a “happy birthday” message.
N Zealand = (abbreviation) New Zealand
[Editor: For ease of reading, the original text has been separated into paragraphs, and punctuation has been inserted as deemed appropriate.]
[Editor: Changed “Greeting’s from Australia” to “Greetings from Australia” (this is a rare example of a grammatical mistake in an early Australian postcard).]
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