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Europe/Other : Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

 

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08 Mar 2015
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The design elements are particularly intriguing to me. Not sure exactly what they represent. A Google search of "Sempione" returns that fact that it is a "park" in Milan. But what kind of an International Exposition, and what do the characters represent?

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08 Mar 2015
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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Roy, this should answer your questions:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milan_International_%281906%29

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08 Mar 2015
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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Well found!

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08 Mar 2015
02:12:20pm
re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Can't help with the interpretation but it would appear this artwork is attributed to:


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08 Mar 2015
09:45:19pm
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So they are "railway men" looking out a tunnel....is it just me or does anyone else think they are missing clothing? Very odd....

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08 Mar 2015
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"So they are "railway men" looking out a tunnel....is it just me or does anyone else think they are missing clothing? Very odd...."



It was rough working on a railroad back in the day...
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09 Mar 2015
08:09:24pm
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Thank you Anglophile. I thought the person on the left looked more feminine....your explanation makes a lot more sense.

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09 Mar 2015
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Since those were gods on the train in Italy, and I am Italian, and I delve into railroading, that makes me godlike! Thumbs Up

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09 Mar 2015
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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Big GrinActually, Michael, that makes you dyslexic - you transposed the 1st and 3rd letters on that last word!

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09 Mar 2015
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Bobby, that's a ruff thing for you to say.

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10 Mar 2015
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Italy ? Netherlands ? Sounds like my kids !!!

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The design elements are particularly intriguing to me. Not sure exactly what they represent. A Google search of "Sempione" returns that fact that it is a "park" in Milan. But what kind of an International Exposition, and what do the characters represent?

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"BuckaCover.com - 80,000 covers priced 60c to $1.50- 7,000 new covers coming October 6."

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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Roy, this should answer your questions:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milan_International_%281906%29

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08 Mar 2015
02:09:56pm

re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Well found!

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08 Mar 2015
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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Can't help with the interpretation but it would appear this artwork is attributed to:


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08 Mar 2015
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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

So they are "railway men" looking out a tunnel....is it just me or does anyone else think they are missing clothing? Very odd....

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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

"So they are "railway men" looking out a tunnel....is it just me or does anyone else think they are missing clothing? Very odd...."



It was rough working on a railroad back in the day...
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09 Mar 2015
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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Thank you Anglophile. I thought the person on the left looked more feminine....your explanation makes a lot more sense.

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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Since those were gods on the train in Italy, and I am Italian, and I delve into railroading, that makes me godlike! Thumbs Up

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"Author: Seasons of Fantasies and Dreams, The Whitechapel Fog"

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09 Mar 2015
11:42:52pm

re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Big GrinActually, Michael, that makes you dyslexic - you transposed the 1st and 3rd letters on that last word!

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re: Info on a 1906 Italian postcard mailed from Netherlands?

Bobby, that's a ruff thing for you to say.

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Italy ? Netherlands ? Sounds like my kids !!!

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