Historical information

World War 1 post card from Australia to a soldier overseas.


This card demonstrates to relationships during this time and the artwork of the period.

Physical description

Rectangular paper card with a picture of hands reaching to touch between the stems of flowers. A horse shoe with a county scene of a house, sheep, horse and man walking down the road from a tall building. The colours are pink, red, yellow green brown and blue.

Inscriptions & markings

On the front Medium font " Many Happy Returns across the top and in blue are font "Wishes true I send to you. For pleasures many Troubles few". Along the bottom edge.
On the back written in fine ink the words "My Dear Little lovy Duck Bill wishing you a Happy Birthday. Hope you are all well remember me to all with love to you Gooby & my only one J.J. x x