Embroidered card, A Peaceful Christmas

Production date
1917

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Postcard with embossed card frame displaying a silk organza fabric envelope embroidered with a silk rose and holly and the words: A Peaceful Christmas; the flap opens to reveal a small removeable gift card with the words: Christmas Greetings.
Sent from Brocton Camp, England. Dated October 14, 1917.
Message reads: Dear Mrs Brady, Just a short note to let you know I have not quite forgotten you and that I am in the best of health as I hope you are. I am having a good time here plenty of drill to keep us from getting into mischief. The food here though scarce is superior to what we got in New Zealand. I suppose Jim told you about the Clive boys I saw. We are camped on the top of a hill and the weather is none the best, very cold at nights and rain all day. Well Mrs Brady there is nothing much to write about here so I will close. Wishing you all the compliments of the season from yours sincerely, Jim Hellyer (James Hellyer, New Zealand Rifle Brigade)

Displayed in an album compiled by Henrietta Brady.
Measurements
Height x Width: 90 x 140mm
Subject period
Subject date
1917
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Credit line
gifted by Pat Brady
Other number(s)
2017/20/2/59, 94974
Accession number
2017/20/2/59

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