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Greeting card

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Folded card with printed front cover, blank back page. Inside left is sepia photo stuck on showing "prisoners' camp cycle track Cape Town". Inside right page has three everlasting silver leaves. Centre leaf has hand painted three ostriches and a tree. Left leaf has handwritten " Loving greetings". Right leaf " To my dear Aunt". Red white and blue striped ribbon glued to base of centre leaf.
Size
Folded 11.5 cm wide 15.4 cm high. Opened 23 cm wide.
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Object Registration
0299
Keywords
harry jenkins, jenkins, boer war, churchill island, ada, annie, trott, boer, card, communication, australian, soldier
Historical information
Card was sent by Harry Jenkins, owner of Churchill Island 1936-1963, to his aunt Ada Annie Trott in 1902 while he was serving in the Boer War. It shows prison camp in Cape Town.
When Made
1902
Significance
Communication from Serving Australian soldier to family in Boer War.
Inscriptions & Markings
As for description. Stamped Jan 25 1902
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM