Novelty Postcards
of Hamilton, Ontario

How We Do things at Hamilton Ontario
Grapes - Wells Fargo & Company Express
Johnson, Photographer, Waupun, Wis.
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This is an example of an American exaggeration card
that was altered for the Hamilton, Ontario market.
Exageration cards showed agriculture, fishing or hunting scenes
with exagerated images such as huge grapes and potatoes.

How We Do Things at Hamilton, Ontario
Potatoes - CO PR. October 30 by Alfred Stanley Johnsom Waupun, Wis.
Johnson, Photographer, Waupun, Wis.
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How We Do Things At Hamilton, Ont.
No Limit Here - Copr. 1917 by A. S. Johnson
Johnson, Photographer, Waupun, Wis.
Postmarked February 13, 1918
Hamilton Looking Good
Whether from the Mountain or in a Flying Machine
Postmarked May 1, 1911
Wish You Could See Hamilton As I Am Seeing It
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Gore Park
(Illuminated window postcard created using a gold metallic ink)
Stanley Mills & Co., Hamilton, Canada
Made in Germany
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City Hall
(Illuminated window postcard created using a gold metallic ink)
Stanley Mills & Co., Hamilton, Canada
Made in Germany
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Elevated Railway
(Bas Relief or Embossed)
Private Post Card
W. G. MacFarlane, Publisher Toronto
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Royal Hamilton Yacht Club
(Bas Relief or Embossed with Gilt Trim)
Private Post Card
W. G. MacFarlane, Publisher Toronto
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Greetings from Hamilton
(Bas Relief or Embossed with Gilt Trim)
Postmarked November 20, 1906
I'm Thinking Of You
unused

This card, made of leather with a punch hole border,
was a popular novelty in the early 1900's

Greetings from Hamilton
Canadian Souvenir Post Card
Warwick Bro's & Rutter, Limited Publishers, Toronto
Postmarked December 22, 1906
Greetings from Hamilton
Royal Specialty Sales, 118 Queen E., Toronto, Ont.
Made in Canada
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Greetings from Hamilton
Printed in Germany
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Scene near Hamilton, Ontario
Gay Life in the city is all right for a time,
But I'll take the country and the simple life for mine
T.P. & Co., N.Y.
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Scene near Hamilton, Ontario
I care not for your Rockaway, Palm Beach or Coney Isle;
The Place I mail this card from
Has 'em beat a mile
T.P & Co. N.Y.
Postmarked June 1, 1911
I am sending you a post card
With just a line or two
To say that I'm at Hamilton
And thinking much of you.
Postmarked November 3, 1911
A Greeting from Hamilton - A Mascot To Bring You Luck
Just a Little Lucky Charm, 'Twill Prove A Mascot True;
To Shield You Safe From Every Harm And Bring Good Luck To You
B.B., London
Made in England
Postmarked August 9, 1913
Well here I am at Hamilton
Enjoying it's sights and cheer
Everything's great and I'm feeling first rate
But oh how I wish you were here
Postmarked November 21, 1913
Greetings from Hamilton
Made in U.S.A.
Postmarked September 18, 1916
Greetings from Hamilton
Stedman Bros. Limited, Brantford & Winnipeg Canada
Postmarked April 12, 1912
All the Girls are nice in Hamilton - It's Hard to Choose
Postmarked July 23, 1913

If you von't, come to Hamilton, Ont. vy von't you, vot?
Postmarked July 20, 1912
I am Using a Lot of Gasoline in Hamilton
Made in U.S.A.
Postmarked August 8, 1913
I feel at Home in Hamilton - So Don't Expect me Back
Postmarked August 14, 1913
They all have loving dispositions in Hamilton
But they're not like you, Kid
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I stopped longer in Hamilton that I intended, but can you blame me?
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I thought surely I'd hear from you when I reached Hamilton
What's the matter? Have I a rival?
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I wish you were here with me
Postmarked August 20, 1913
Every body's welcome here
Postmarked June 19, 1917
Hamilton - I have all my friends here.
Postmarked November 5, 1914
Hamilton - I only wish you were here.
Postmarked December 22, 1914
Hamilton - No more'll I cry if you vill come here bye undt bye
Postmarked June 22, 1917
Hamilton - Here's the place to whoop it up!
Postmarked July 25, 1917
Will welcome you to Hamilton - Come as soon as you can.
Landscape Pennants, Des.
Postmarked August 22, 1921