Toronto Litho Co. Ltd.

postally unused, space for stamp & address on front, reverse of card is blank, designated as Type I

Below, postally used from Natal to Liverpool, England July 5, 1902, received July 26, 1902.

The Boer War had ended on May 31st, and the return of foreign troops to their homelands was underway at this time. The card may have been sent from a Canadian soldier waiting to embark on his homeward journey. The Winifredian had left Port Natal June 27 bound for Halifax. Durban was the busiest port in South Africa, and Port Natal was the jumping off point for many of the returning troops.

Below, a Type II card, with the stamp and address on the back.

Above, a later printing with an undivided back.

Postally used from Toronto to France Sept 11, 1902