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Private Post Card
St. George’s Sq.
The Heart of the City of Guelph, Canada
Turnbull’s Private Postcards Series I

An early postcard, postmarked Guelph, JU 14, 1900, mailed to Lamastre, France, with Lamastre receiving cancel dated June 25, 1900.

Below, reverse of card. This is one of a very interesting series published by Turnbull.

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View of Goderich Harbour
Private Post Card
Sold by G.W. Thomson & Son

This card has the unusual characteristic of having images on both front and back. This card was mailed to Mr. A.V. Shackleton, Fordyce, Ontario, and has a Fordyce split ring cancel dated February 9, 1912, and partial Lucknow cancel and an illegible additional cancel.

Below, reverse of card showing View At Menesetung Park, Looking West, Goderich, Ontario. This card also exists with a different image on this side.

This card is part of a series chronicled by Mike Smith & Larry Mohring in their Rueben R. Sallows Picture Postcard Handbook, 1900–1925. All images in this series are by Rueben Sallows, a prolific Canadian photographer, based in Goderich, whose work has been featured on the postcards of many publishers.

Click on the image above for more of this series.

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