The postcard depicts an embossed painting of two grasped hands surrounded by flowers. Above the image are the words: As a token of Affectionate Regard, and below is printed a poem wishing the recipient Happy Christmas and a Glad New Year. On the back of the card is a handwritten note from N Smith to Mrs W Harding, Post Office, Akaroa wishing her a Happy Christmas. There is a green half penny stamp attached to the top right hand corner with a stamp date on it however it is difficult to decipher.
Published by J Beagles & Company Limited.
Coloured drawing on card, printed with red ink. Handwritten in black ink.
Height x Width: 90 x 138mm
H.B. Art Gallery & Museum, Stamp, Stamp
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 88269
gifted by Mr Geoff Harding
m75/12 (a), 88269