1904 Canada postcard steamship in Lachine Rapids

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Nice patriotic image, oval with maple leaves on top border, image of steamship working its way through the Lachine Rapids.

The Lachine Rapids are a series of rapids on the Saint Lawrence River, between the Island of Montreal and the south shore.

Printed on image at bottom ‘LACHINE RAPIDS’. Upper right: ‘Greetings from Montreal’.

Written message S/S Ionian Montreal 1/9/04. Dear Sir, We leave for home tomorrow Love to all, Joe

The S/S Ionian of the Allen Lines sailed from Montreal to Liverpool England on September 1st 1904.

Postal cancellation ‘MONTREAL CANADA AUG 31 1904’ on 2 cent King Edward VII stamp, mailed to UK.

Right border scuffing, some toning, corner creases. On back, toning left border.