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[WESTERN DISTRICT] Mr. Marchant, consulting optician, “Kent House”, Geelong.

$90.00 AUD

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Visits professionally as follows: Ararat – Tuesday morning, June 11th, at Mr. Wild’s Pharmacy. Coleraine – Wednesday (till 2.30 only), June 12th, at Mrs. Braithwaite’s Koroit Inn. Heywood – Thursday morning, June 13th, at Righetti’s Hotel. Portland – Thursday afternoon and evening, June 13th, at Mr. Martell’s Pharmacy. Hamilton – Friday (from 11 till 5), June 14th, at Mrs. Robb’s, near Post Office. Lithographic postcard, 87 x 132 mm, verso with Mr. Marchant’s schedule for his forthcoming visit to towns in the Western District, printed in red; mailed from Geelong, 2 June 1907, and addressed in manuscript to the wife of the Town Clerk of the Borough of Portland, Mrs. T. E. C. Henry; very fine.

An attractive piece of Federation-era Western District ephemera.

The State Library of Victoria holds in its collection a similar advertising card for Percy Marchant, dated 1908 and addressed to a customer in Camperdown (Accession No: H88.18/190).