The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
"Midland City" awaiting "The Flyer" 30,000 Island Route, Georgian Bay, Midland, Ont.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Coloured postcard of the Georgian Bay Tourist Company steamboat MIDLAND CITY at the wharf, Midland, ON
Notes:
ex MAUD and AMERICA, the MIDLAND CITY was moved to Georgian Bay in 1921 and converted from a paddlewheeler to a screw propeller in 1933. Divided back. Letter on back but not stamped or postmarked. Note dated "Bala, Ontario Sept. 4"
Inscriptions:
""Midland City" awaiting "The Flyer" 30,000 Island Route, Georgian Bay, Midland, Ont."
Reverse: "Published by Valentine-Black Co. Ltd. Toronto, Printed in Great Britain"
Note: " Darling Howard, This is the ship that we went on, Monday noon, and we did not get off until Wednesday night. We had the best state-room on the boat, except the Captain's room, which was right next ours, and just back of the pilot house. It had its own little toilet room. I have marked it with a cross. Love from Grandman"
Publisher:
Valentine-Black Co. Ltd
Place of Publication:
Toronto
Date of Original:
c1921
Dimensions:
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 9 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
157
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.7501 Longitude: -79.88296
Copyright Statement:
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"Midland City" awaiting "The Flyer" 30,000 Island Route, Georgian Bay, Midland, Ont.


Coloured postcard of the Georgian Bay Tourist Company steamboat MIDLAND CITY at the wharf, Midland, ON