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Post Card - Post Card from Walter 1916

From the Collection of Streatham and District Historical Society Campbell Street Streatham Victoria

Description
White paper card with hand stitched pansies in purple, pink, blue, green and gold. The stitching is placed towards the centre forming an inner frame. The words Best Thoughts printed in gold on paper and placed between a layer of cotton material.
Size
H 9 cm x W 13.8cm
Object Registration
0001
Keywords
world war one, needlework, handcraft, embossing, post card, haberdashery, personal letter
Historical information
This card was presented to the Society by Mrs Irene Meek of Lake Bolac. The card is a Christmas/New year wish from Walter to Annie Hill and the Girlies while overseas in military combate in the First World War. It demonstrates the craftmanship of needlework and paper embossing at this time.
When Made
30/10/1916
Made By
Marque (EME) Deposee Fabrication Francaise
Inscriptions & Markings
"With loving wishes to Annie Hill & dear girlies for a Merry Xmas & a Happy & Prosporous New Year with love from Walter. Hynes No 6 - Hynes
(George & I still going strong) 30/10/16"

Written in pencil across back of card.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM