Name/TitlePostcards, from France, WWI
About this objectPostcards from France, WWI. Two delicate postcards with embroidered muslin insets sent home by New Zealand soldiers.
One card has an embossed border and the muslin inset is embroidered with the words 'A Kiss from France', and was sent on May 7, 1916 to 'My Dear Niece Vera, from Uncle Jim' [Everest].
The second card is embroidered with the words 'Souvenir de la Grande Guerre', and the muslin forms an envelope into which has been slipped a little card printed with the words 'Kisses from France', sent to Miss V Burgess, from R B Warnock.
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, cardboard;
processed material, textile, cotton
Measurementsh 90mm x w 140mm [postcards x 2]
h 49mm x w 77mm [small paper card]
Subject and Association Keywordsmodern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)
Subject and Association Keywordsgenealogy, personal and family names
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".
Object numberCT85.1721a - c