Christmas card, New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Production date
1914-1918
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force Rifle Brigade Christmas card in the form of a small booklet tied with ribbons of black and green, the colours traditionally associated with rifle regiments. The cover is printed with the Battalion crest consisting of a rampant lion and the motto, Soyes Ferme. Inside is the greeting: With Best Wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, signed by Jim Hellyer. The next two pages feature reproduced photographs of a dog called Freda, the Regimental mascot, and a high angle view of a military camp with the caption: Temporary Resting Place of the N.Z.R.B.

Displayed in an album compiled by Henrietta Brady.
Measurements
Height x Width: 82 x 133mm
Subject period
Subject date
1914-1918
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2017/20/2/73
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2017/20/2/73
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2017/20/2/73
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2017/20/2/73
Credit line
gifted by Pat Brady
Other number(s)
2017/20/2/73, 94988
Accession number
2017/20/2/73

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