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POSTCARD: 'GREETINGS FROM SUBIACO, NICHOLSON ROAD, SUBIACO, W. A.'

c. 1910
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Overview

Badly damaged blue and white postcard from the 'Greetings from Subiaco' series, featuring a view of Nicholson Road looking west - possibly taken from Rokeby Road. In the image there are rows of trees on both sides of the road. Travelling down the middle of the road is a horse and cart.

Historical information

The postcard records details of Rytime Continental Hairdresser, run by Alf Grasso in Shenton Shopping Centre, Onslow Road, Shenton Park.

it also captures an early view of Nicholson Road (near Rokeby Road), with many of the buildings pictured still standing.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-43-1985.892
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Inscriptions and markings

Stamped on the back of the card is the following information: 'Rytime Continental Hairdresser, Alf Grasso All Styles Men-Ladies-Children, 12A Shenton Shopping Centre Onslow Road, Shenton Park, Tel: 81 4149'.

Year
c. 1910
Statement of significance

This postcard is significant as part of the 'Greetings from Subiaco' postcard series, and for recording streetscape details from Nicholson Road, near the Rokeby Road intersection. It is also significant for recording the details of Alf Grasso's Hairdressing business in Shenton Park.

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