Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Private Post Card

Toronto Litho Co. Ltd.

postally used, postmarked Niagara Falls South Nov 1, 1898

with receiving postmark from Minneapolis Nov. 3 1898

Below, the reverse of the card

Reverse has been overprinted by R.P. Slater with

Clifton Incline Emporium, Niagara Falls, Ont.

Below, a later printing of the design, with the text “PRIVATE POST CARD.” removed, (but added back by the sender with a rubber stamp). The text “Toronto Litho Co Ltd” has been moved from the bottom right corner of the image to a location at the bottom of the stamp box. The text “ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF PARLIAMENT OF CANADA IN THE YEAR 1898 BY THE TORONTO LITHOGRAPHING CO., LIMITED, AT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE” has been added below the Cave of the Winds image.

This card was mailed to Castres, France via New York on June 13, 1901, and bears a double strike of the Type 12-3 Bickerdike Toronto Exposition Flag cancel on a pair of 1¢ QV Numeral stamps, and a June 23, 1901 Castres receiver cancel.