Wooing Straits


Chart of Betrothal Bay Shewing the Male Route to Churchdoor

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  • Author: ANONYMOUS
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Knight Brothers
  • Publication date: c1905
  • Physical description: Chromolithograph map postcard, manuscript note to verso.
  • Dimensions: 70 by 110mm. (2.75 by 4.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 16457


A humorous map charting the course of a man’s journey from meeting to the church door.

The journey starts in the west at Introduction Cliffs’, where many wrecks are marked. On he sails past Shy Point’, Chocolate Bill’, Florists Bill’, and the port of Kissmequick’, to meet Mater’ and Pater Point’. He must avoid Luckless Island’ to the south with port of Conceit’ and Dandy Beach’. If he has navigated well he will eventually reach port Bethrothal’, then on to port Industry’, and port Trousseau’ and then to port Churchdoor’.

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