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Nice Drawing photos

A few nice drawing images I found:

Photograph of rural carrier with horse and wagon
Image by Smithsonian Institution
Date: 1912

Object number: A.2009-53

Medium: postcard stock; photo-emulsion

Description: The unidentified rural letter carrier is driving a horse-drawn Harrington "Light Runner" mail wagon. Unlike most Rural Free Delivery (RFD) wagons, the Light Runner’s door was located at the back of the vehicle, not on the side. The wagon was painted white, and the lettering on the side "RFD Route No. 8 / U.S. Mail" is in blue. The roof lip construction was intended to lessen the impact of rain or snow showers on the front window. The tiny wagon provided little space for carriers to maneuver inside. Although that should have made it less appealing for carriers, the model sold very well. In addition to being smaller than most rural mail wagons, the Light Runner was also often less expensive to purchase. This was an important feature, as rural carriers then, as now, were responsible for purchasing their own vehicles. There is no indication on the postcard of the location of this route. National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection Photographer: Unknown

Place: United States of America

See more items in: National Postal Museum Collection

Credit line: National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection

Photographer: Unknown

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Repository:National Postal Museum

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November 2, 1920
Image by National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Many of us don’t have even one Drawing Room, but Mount Juliet in Co. Kilkenny was blessed with two. According to the photographer’s description, this is Drawing Room No. 1, although the family surely did not call it that.

Mount Juliet is a Georgian mansion built in 1757, and was named after Juliana, the Earl of Carrick’s wife, who was always known as Juliet. It is now a hotel.

Date: 2 November 1920

NLI Ref.: P_WP_2886

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