|Location - Barton
Aquaduct carrying the Bridgewater Canal over the Manchester Ship Canal,
|Size in mm (approx)
- 140 x 88
Publisher - Not attributed, Printed in
Saxony - excellent colour
Card No. None
pale green stamp of Edward VII, cancelled MANCHESTER FE 1 06.
Stamped on receipt LONDON FE 2 06:
Addressed to Schirm(?), Hanley Arms, Hornsey Road, London N. "Upper
Holloway" added in green pencil by Post Office
sent from 12 Chorlton Terrace, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester
ship is on the Manchester Ship Canal. The Bridgewater Canal Aquaduct
is open, and the arched bridge behind it carries a local road across
the canal. In the song "The big ship sails up the ally-ally-oh" the
Manchester ship canal was the "ally-ally-oh".
Information Corners and edges a little
worn, and some minor damage caused to heavy used of the London
handstamp. Over-all an excellent looking card.