Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Lovecraft's Providence: Crawford Street Bridge, Part 2










This postcard was mailed when Lovecraft was 16! Time travel back to those heady riverfront days, as he might have bicycled past the docks.




















This reads, "Annie and I pass here every morning. Lena." Lovecraft took walks, often at night, and the smell of fish would have turned his stomach.

















Detail.















Detail.















Ah, yes! The days when postage was but a copper penny.

1 comment:

John Rowlands said...

Chris: you are becoming a postal historian!!!

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