Name/TitlePostcard [Soldiers on leave in London]
About this objectPostcard; a black and white, photographic postcard depicting a group of soldiers on leave in London. A large group of the soldiers are sitting in a horse-drawn wagon, others are standing in front.
The postcard message reads: 'Dear Lily, You will see by this how well Bert is looking. Had 7 letters yesterday, the last one was a few lines first as they arrived in France. Hope you are better, the last letter I had from you you were not keeping well. Mother is about the same. It is an anxious time for every body just now, perhaps there will be brighter news soon. Love to all from Beanie[?]'
The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.
Place MadeEurope, United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London
Inscription and MarksHandwritten on image: 'This is on leave in London The Y M C A taken then [illegible]'
Handwritten on reverse: 'Dear Lily...'
Subject and Association Keywordsmodern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"