Friday, October 10, 2008

Card #7, Walloping Wallabies!

This postcard from Down Under is called a Maxi card, a postcard that is issued with prepaid postage affixed that is meant to correspond with the postcard image. This maxi card was issued on January 16, 1997! A vintage card! User Tealby resides in Australia's capital city, Canberra. Canberra is roughly the size of Pittsburgh in population, and it is Australia's only planned city. The plan was designed by a Chicago city planner 1913. The design was influenced by the "garden city movement," and consequently is well-known for its extensive green space.

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