[Editor: This postcard, which incorporates a photo of the Bridal Veil Falls (Leura, NSW), and which has a Kangaroo and Map stamp, is postmarked 15 December 1913.]
[Front of postcard]
1569 Bridal Veil. Leura. Blue Mountains.
[Description: A photograph of the Bridal Veil Falls, Leura, Blue Mountains (New South Wales).]
[Reverse of postcard]
[Handwritten text, in italics]
Dear Miss Hiscott,
I suppose you will be wondering what has become of me.
I came up to Katoomba last Saturday.
I went to the Methodist Church on Sunday & to the Falls to-day.
Love from H. Atkin
Miss C. Hiscott
[Information re the publisher or manufacturer:]
“Nature” Series. Printed in Germany.
Dimensions (approximate): 89 mm. (width), 139 mm. (height).
This postcard is damaged in the bottom-right area of the front of the card. Part of the text is therefore obscured; however, the complete text of the section “Blue Mou” is believed to be “Blue Mountains.”
Bridal Veil = Bridal Veil Falls, a waterfall on Leura Falls Creek, located south-east of Leura, in the Blue Mountains (New South Wales)
See: 1) “Bridal Veil Falls (Leura) – one of the most picturesque Blue Mountain waterfalls”, Hiking the World
2) “Bridal Veil Falls”, Australian Waterfalls
3) “Bridal Veil View Lookout Leura, the prettiest lookout in the Blue Mountains”, Ask Roz, 18 January 20220 (updated 22 June 2021)
4) “Bridal Veil Falls – Leura”, Roaming Oz
5) “Bridal Veil Falls, Leura”, Wikipedia
Hurlstone Park = a suburb in the south-east of the greater metropolitan area of Sydney (NSW), located to the north-east of Canterbury and to the south-west of Dulwich Hill
See: “Hurlstone Park”, Wikipedia
N.S.W. = an abbreviation of New South Wales (a colony in Australia from 1788, then a state in 1901)
[Editor: For ease of reading, the original text has been separated into paragraphs, and punctuation has been inserted as deemed appropriate.]
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