|Going out for a sail with the Salmon Fishers, Spittal
It was sent to John Kyle, 167a Beach Avenue, Vancouver, Canada on 28 June 1912.
The first line reads:
We are spending our holidays here & enjoying it a1.
I doubt that the scene is a typical salmon boat, the boats didn't normally have ladies sitting in their finery in the boat !
A1 was early 20th century slang for something splendid, derived from the A1 road being the first numbered main road in Britain.
Who was GAK ?
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