Historical information

Thomas Maher sent this Christmas New Year Card to his wife at home in Footscray Victoria December 1915, he later died of wounds 11-8-1918 at the Western Front.

Physical description

Christmas Card/Happy New Year, with stiched leaf half way up from the bottom. Rectangle paper card with the top left and bottom right diagonal corners.Top of Card with motif. Blue in colour wth centre circle containing, 2 masted sailing ship with soldier, elephant, 3 x Conifers, 2 x Pyrimids with Camel in front. Bottem left side 10 printed leaves with flower bud stems, above leftside below Motif 2 x printed leaves with flower buds and stems.

Inscriptions & markings

In blue ink, "Just a Leaf from "GALLIPOLI" Wishing you a Merry Xmas and A Happy New Year. Reverse side To Edie from Tom with love,with 2 x short lines underneath.