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Notes: It’s difficult to unravel the itinerary. Did Eva (and Hilda) travel by train to Montreal, then home to Braenot (?) via the Canadian Pacific railroad? It is fairly certain that this series of four cards from Eva was sent in October of 1908.…

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Mrs. Jennie Dunham Nantucket, Mass

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Notes: Glimpsed through the masts of the boats docked here: 1) A fish market, “Fish Bought and Sold” 2) A seaside hotel further along the shore.

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Mrs. Jennie Dunham Nantucket, Mass West Chester St. Here for the day Will write later Emma

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Notes: On the basis of the addresses that appear in this collection: Between 1909 and ?, Jennie, her father, Charles Nelson Cotton, and son, Nelson Olney Dunham, lived on 5 West Chester St. in Nantucket. Afterward they moved to an address on…

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Mrs. Jennie Dunham 5 West Chester St. Nantucket, Mass All well here Emma

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Notes: The first of a trilogy, all manufactured by the same individual/company, but without a trademark, just this florid border around the terms “Post Card.” Two of these images appear to be real photographs (including this one).

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Mrs Jennie Dunham 5 West Chester Street Nantucket, Mass Dear J. If all is well. And I can get ready. I will go Wed If not I shall try Thursday of this week. Hastily Emma Tuesday, May 17th, 1910

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Notes: "Nantucket is healthy..." there is good reason for this comment of Emma's. The drawback of living in a 19th century industrial center was the industrial pollution. The text of Emma's message begins on the face of the card and continues…

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Mrs. Jennie Dunham 5 West Chester Street Nantucket, Mass (Face) Dear Jennie Arrived home all right. I am not very well to day. I think it is the change of water. I do hope I did not put you out too much. Nantucket is healthy- good water. I wish…
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