Set: Nothomb

The thirteen postcards shown chronologically on this page were sent to attorney Albert Nothomb in Liège Belgium, between 11/29/1904 and 4/15/1909. Five were sent by J.A. Leuenberger, two by M. Bliss (see Set: Bliss), the other six by six other senders. Nothomb was a postcard collector; Weidner 58 asks "Aimez-vous ces cartes?", Weidner 130 requests "des vue de paysage s.v.p.", and the message on Britton & Rey 594 requests postal exchange. "Thanks. Come again." on Weidner 133 and "Come again" on Müller 6 suggests that Nothomb visited California around the time of the 1906 earthquake.



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Britton & Rey 477, postmarked 11/29/1904. Weidner 58, postmarked 3/28/1905. Set: Bliss shows more cards sent by M. Bliss. Britton & Rey 507, postmarked 3/30/1905. Weidner 125, postmarked 6/02/1905.



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Mitchell 34, postmarked 9/22/1905. Britton & Rey 430, postmarked 11/01/1905. Britton & Rey 501, postmarked 11/11/1905.



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Britton & Rey 594, postmarked 1/23/1906. Müller 6, postmarked 2/20/1906. Weidner 128, postmarked 3/19/1906. Weidner 130, postmarked 4/11/1906, a week before the earthquake/fire.



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Post-quake cards. Weidner 133, postmarked 5/04/1906, just over two weeks after the earthquake. Surprisingly, the message makes no mention of the quake; possibly Nothomb was visiting when it happened. Weidner 202, postmarked 10/22/1906.



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