[Editor: This postcard, which incorporates a poem and some embedded boronia, is estimated to have been published in the early 20th Century. The postcard is undated.]
[Front of postcard]
New Year greetings
Boronia, Austral’s sweetest flower,
I’m sending to convey
A goodly wish for every hour
By night and by day.
[Description: Some embedded boronia in an outline in the shape of Australia, as well as an Australian bush scene of four kangaroos.]
[Reverse of postcard]
[Handwritten text, in italics]
Thanks for Card
Hope you will have a very good time this Xmas and a bright and joyous new year
Have still got the boiler
Are you still winding
Dimensions (approximate): 89 mm. (width), 139 mm. (height).
Austral = of or relating to Australia or Australasia; Australian, Australasian; an abbreviation of Australia, Australian, Australasia, Australasian; in a wider context, of or relating to the southern hemisphere; southern, especially a southern wind