Summer challenge – what is the message on this postcard?

 

Auckland, 1903, by Muir & Moodie. Purchased 1998 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa (PS.001058)

Here is a challenge for a hot summer day – try working out the message on this postcard of Auckland from 1903. Add your version in the comments box below.

 

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4 Responses

  1. Anne Cornish

    This is a place to spend a holiday. How do do manage to send P.C. round world. Let me I will do it. How lonely you will be when your friend goes away. Shall I come & keep you company. Booze is fixed up. Nora did it. F.C.

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  2. Colleen Morgan

    This is a place to spend a holiday.
    How do you manage to send P.C around world. Let me I will do it.

    How lonely you will be when your friend goes
    away. Shall I come to keep you company.

    Book is fixed up Norm did it. F.C.

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  3. Peter Lam Sam

    This is a place to spend a holiday. How do you manage to send P.C. round world. hee hee I will doit. How lonely you will be when your friend goes away. Shall I come & keep you company. Boore? (Bore) is fixed mrs?Norman? did it. TC.

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  4. Tony Rackstraw

    This is a place to spend holiday
    How do you manage to send P.C [Post Card?]
    round world. Tell [?] me I will do it.

    How lonely you will be when your friend goes
    away. Shall I come & keep you company
    Book is fixed up [?] Norm [?] did it. F. C.

    Reply

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