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P2903-9/9 Postcard, sepia, 'The Ponds and Caesar's Well, Keston', printed by EA Sweetman & Son Ltd, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom, c1964. Click to enlarge.

Postcard of the Ponds and Caesar's Well, Keston

Printed
Postcard, sepia, 'The Ponds and Caesar's Well, Keston', printed by EA Sweetman & Son Ltd, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom, c1964

Lawrence Hargrave (1850-1915) spent his childhood in this district, 1850-1865.

Summary

Object No.

P2903-9/9

Object Statement

Postcard, sepia, 'The Ponds and Caesar's Well, Keston', printed by EA Sweetman & Son Ltd, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom, c1964

Physical Description

Postcard, sepia, 'The Ponds and Caesar's Well, Keston', printed by EA Sweetman & Son Ltd, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom, c1964

Lawrence Hargrave (1850-1915) spent his childhood in this district, 1850-1865.

Marks

Printed on lower centre of postcard '56065.The Ponds and Caesar's Well, Keston.'Handwritten in ink on reverse 'This is a view / of the famous / Roman Well / Many a / village youth / of years ago have / learnt to / swim in the ponds / as a matter of / fact they are / very dangerous / the outer bricks / & a false bottom has been added'.

Production

Printed

Cite this Object

Harvard

Postcard of the Ponds and Caesar's Well, Keston 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2022, <https://ma.as/323491>

Wikipedia

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