About Series : Mather Series 12

This is another series of black and white collotype cards. The printer is not identified, but they were probably printed in Germany. The general layout is similar to Mather's other series, but the fonts, text and spacing are different.


Date published: Earliest postmark date is 21 March, 1906. As divided back cards were allows from 1905, the publication date was 1905 or 1906.


Printing: Printed by collotype, probably in Germany. The printer is not identified and there are no printers numbers.


Identification: The picture side has a margin at the botton containing the caption and the publishers line "A. Mather & Co., 93 & 95 Liverpool Street, Hobart".  The address side is printed in maroon, with "PENNY STAMP HERE" in the stamp box.