Canal Scene, near Utica, New York [front caption in red]
The halftone, color postcard shows a canal boat with words DANIEL BURNS printed on the back of the boat, sailing into the distance on the calm canal. The boat is being towed by animal teams on the towpath to the left of the canal. Homes, trees and fences line the canal beyond the left towpath. A building, road, utility poles and a grassy expanse line the right of the canal. The scene is a peaceful, rural one. Canal Scene, near Utica, N.Y. is printed in red ink in the upper right corner. Card number (P-61912) is printed in dark ink on the bottom left corner.
Postal data: posted, postmarked [wavy postmark with letters I and C] (UTICA, N.Y. NOV 3 12 - M 1913); Postcard type: divided back [solid line] (THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR MESSAGE THIS SPACE FOR THE ADDRESS); Logo (POST CARD); Written message: [script hand written message upside down in blank space at side of card] (Sun. P. M. Dear [indiscernible] Fri I got back from a 10 day ideal New York trip & found your card. Yesterday I went to see [indiscernible] (Mrs. M) at St. [indiscernible] Over [indiscernible] She is as comfortable as can be after her operation of [indiscernible]. I hope she will come out all right. Her heart is the main thing but is behaving better then she expected. Al is with her I have no idea how long she will be there - she can't [indiscernible] Mrs. Travers (the Indian is [indiscernible] nicely [indiscernible]. Thank you for writing me. How are you all? [indiscernible]); Addressee: (Mrs. Charles Gibbon "Kamp Kodak" Inlet Hamilton Co N.Y.).
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 790, Digital Imaging, Fall 2008: Yesha Naik, Erica Scheinberg. Back Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 790, Digital Imaging, Fall 2008: Yesha Naik, Erica Scheinberg
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
[SOUVENIR POST CARD CO.] [indicated through Trademark on back only]
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant: Erie Canal