LACONIA, built 1922
3-1/2 x 5-1/2 in.
Color lithographic postcard; starboard bow view of steamship LACONIA underway in harbor, 2 tugboats alongside; printed below "Cunard White Star/ "Laconia""; handwritten on reverse "S. S. Laconia/ Felt rather lonely/ yesterday when I saw you all go. Hope/ you got home safely./ Did not feel so well this/ morning. Nice people on/ board. Good table, & good/ attention- so far. Get to Boston/ this evening/ Love to you all, Kate R./ Thanks dear for/ the lovely hankies"; addressed to "Mrs. Mary Schlachter/ Piermont-on-Hudson./ New York/ N. Y. / Rockland County."; stamped and postmarked "BOSTON, MASS. 3/ MAY 14/ 430 AM/ 1939".