Figure 6: The postcard links the lido / ladies’ pool to the High Street Post Office. The sender writes from Ninewar, Prestonkirk on 17/3/1912. The card is posted the same day but from Prestonkirk Post Office. to A J Large Esq., 51 Albert Road, Dalston, London NE1. “Dear Chum, Your card of 5/3/12 to hand with thanks also for photo. Glad my card was the cause of a table topic. In this view you can see the PO to the left where I said it was windy. I have indic. by arrows the direct. of wind which comes in at the side. You can see the spire of the Town Hall and at the end of the street the much talked of barracks of Dunbar, which have been a case for Lord Haldane. I will try and get you one of it by next time. In the upper view the Bass Rock appears to the right of the horizon. How are you getting on with the coal strike? Yrs sinc. W. Curr” William S Curr was the factor for Mrs. N. Hamilton-Ogilvy, Ninewar, Dunbar, according to Slater’s 1903 directory.

Figure 6: The postcard links the lido / ladies’ pool to the High Street Post Office. The sender writes from Ninewar, Prestonkirk on 17/3/1912. The card is posted the same day but from Prestonkirk Post Office. to A J Large Esq., 51 Albert Road, Dalston, London NE1. “Dear Chum, Your card of 5/3/12 to hand with thanks also for photo. Glad my card was the cause of a table topic. In this view you can see the PO to the left where I said it was windy. I have indic. by arrows the direct. of wind which comes in at the side. You can see the spire of the Town Hall and at the end of the street the much talked of barracks of Dunbar, which have been a case for Lord Haldane. I will try and get you one of it by next time. In the upper view the Bass Rock appears to the right of the horizon. How are you getting on with the coal strike? Yrs sinc. W. Curr” William S Curr was the factor for Mrs. N. Hamilton-Ogilvy, Ninewar, Dunbar, according to Slater’s 1903 directory.

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