4: Tower, New Brighton (1916)

Tower, New BrightonTower, New Brighton

The Tower was a common subject of picture postcards. This particular card also features a wave breaking over the promenade. The River Mersey is tidal up to Runcorn and its mouth so wide that it suffers a similar state to the sea.

Message

Dear Friends,
Mother & I are having a nice quiet rest here
we had a heavy shower last night but it is lovely this morning the guns are going now hope you are all quite well as we are at present love to all
Cissie

Sent on 21 Aug 1916 to

Dr & Mrs Grant
Redecliffe
Simthybrige
Littleboro
Nr Manchester