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Reverse of a picture postcard showing a llama with her cria. The card is addressed to Mrs. Helen Kirlin at San Diego County Hospital.
A llama dam and cria at the San Diego Zoo, back
3.5 inches x 5.5 inches
[handwritten message starting at very top of message panel over description] Friday 27 Dear Aunt Helen I hope you are up by now. Grandma had the can pickles to day DJ[?] got all wet when Grandpa sprinkled to nite. A big hug & kiss, from Lenita Mabel [handwritten filling address space Mrs. Helen Kerlin S.D. County Hospital Front St San Diego California [postmark] San Diego Jul 28 10:36 AM 1945 Calif. [printed in message panel] Llama and Colt San Diego Zoo [postage] 1 cent stamp with regular cancellation mark [printed at bottom of message panel] This side for correspondence [printed at bottom of address panel] This side for address
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park (San Diego)San Diego County Hospital (San Diego)San Diego (California)
North America -- United States -- California -- San Diego -- 2920 Zoo Drive
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