Airmail letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
26 Feb 1944
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 26 February 1944.

a) Bernard writes about weather in the area, life in the camp, not being near the front lines, descriptions of the house he is quartered in, the trip from the east to west coast of Italy, an update on Dick and Howard Painter from Napier, receiving a letter from Tom and that Bill is well.

Written on National Patriotic Fund Board/On Active Service letterhead.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a postage stamp and censor's stamp. Signed by Bernard Madden acknowledging prerequisites of posting.
Production date
26 Feb 1944
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Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed, stamped and handwritten ink on paper.
Height x Width: 205 x 130mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
Feb 1944
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/109, 89207
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