Historical information

This Post card is an example of the skill that the men or women learned during the War time for relaxation or during recovery periods in hospitals.


This item demonstrates the skills of those that were involved in the First World War and the hobbies that enlisted men participated in when Ill or having leave from combat.

Physical description

White card with hand stitched holly leaves and berries in green and red on fine cotton with light blue hand stitched trim. The words Merry Christmas stitched towards the bottom

Inscriptions & markings

On the front are the words Merry Christmas. On the back written in pencil are the words Belguim 1916-1917. "To Dear Bess Wishing her a Merry Xmas & a Happy New Year from Donald."