Tag Archives: 1960s

Palace Entrance, Knossos, Crete

This image shows the north entrance to the ancient palace ruins of Knossos, on the Greek island of Crete.

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The description states simply: Knossos, North Entrance

–The palace is known in mythology as the home of King Minos, who built a labyrinth with a Minotaur trapped inside.

This card was used and is dated 31 March 1969.

Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

This image shows a pier and much of the harbor in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, the largest city in the United States Virgin Islands.

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The description states:

WATER FRONT SCENE AT CHARLOTTE AMALIE

St. Thomas, VIrgin Islands

–The town is named for a German noblewoman who was queen consort to the King of Denmark.

This postcard was used and is dated 5 October 1960.

Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC Canada

This image is of the historic landmark hotel in the center of Victoria, British Columbia known and the Empress Hotel.

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The description states:

VICTORIA, B.C., CANADA

Flower baskets and Empress Hotel

–The hotel was completed in 1908, and currently has 464 rooms, and has passed through several owners over the century of operation.

This car was used and is dated 19 July 1963.