Letter, to Alice Webb from Tony Webb

Webb, Anthony James
Production date
10 Aug 1905
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
The letter is addressed to Alice Webb and is from her brother Anthony (Tony) Webb who was living in South Africa in 1905.

In the letter he discusses farm life, a sick horse he is nursing, lack of animal medicines and articles he has written for a South African magazine. He also instructs Alice about her health and how to read a book in bed. He requests that she send him photographs of Ormondville and people from the village. He discusses shooting and eating a wild bird and not knowing what it was called. He has drawn a sketch of it along with two cartoons about New Zealanders and prohibition.

Date, 10 August 1905.
Production date
10 Aug 1905
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Media/Materials description
Handwritten in pencil on paper.
Height x Width: 255 x 205mm
Subject period
Subject date
Aug 1905
Credit line
from the estate of Miss Elizabeth Webb
Other number(s)
m99/78/106, 90057


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